• Short Summary

    Festival of the grapes in Marino, Italy and France votes on her new constitution.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wide Wide World".

    Marino, Italy.

    Annual festival of the grapes. Various shots of the huge crowd milling round a giant bottle and barrel in the town square. Various shots people clambering to have glasses filled with wine from large barrels and stone fountain (wine comes out of gargoyle's mouth). Various C/Us of men, women and even a small girl drinking wine from raffia bottles and cups.

    Paris, France.

    France votes on her new constitution. C/U of election posters urging people to vote "Non" or "Oui". C/U of election workers sorting cards inside the booth. M/S of people lining up inside the booth to cast their votes. M/S of Georges Bidault, Prime Minister of France, casting his vote. C/U of Maurice Thorez, the Communist leader, slipping his ballot paper into the box. C/U of General Charles de Gaulle, in civvies, putting his paper into the ballot box and shaking hands with election workers. C/U of Leon Blum, ex-premier of France, wearing trilby hat, walking away after casting his vote. M/S of boxer Georges Carpentier casting his vote. C/U of a teller wearing an enormous straw hat. C/U of actor Maurice Chevalier, pondering and scratching his head before deciding how to vote.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:14:00 / 01:18:48:00

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