• Short Summary

    Italy's Prime Minister Alcide de Gaspieri attends Venice Regatta.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Gondolas parade on the Canal Grande, Venice in Italy.

    Titles read: 'Venezia - Regata Storica E Corsa Dei Gondolieri'.

    M/S of Alcide de Gaspieri, Prime Minister of Italy, alighting from a plane and being greeted. M/S of Count Sforza, Foreign Minister, alighting from a plane and being greeted. M/S of a guard of honour of Italian sailors and soldiers. C/U of Sforza, wearing soft trilby.

    Various shots of decorated gondolas rowing down the Canal Grand beneath the bridges, with the imposing palatial buildings of Venice forming a background. De Gasperi waves from a gondola. L/S of Sforza passing in a gondola. Tracking shot of spectators. M/S de Gaspieri seated watching the show after going ashore. The winning gondoliers are presented with pennants by a lady.

    Italian commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2164.15
    Media URN:
    64066
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:59:00 / 01:43:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 1804 B

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