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Ardeatine Caves Massacre: cave

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2027 | Film ID: 844

Ardeatine Caves Massacre, Italy. EXT shots of Rome streets. Sign on wall: "Catacombe di San Callisto." Entry into cave, INT of cave hallways. Vehicle. MLS, entrance to cave. Sign: "Via Rasella." Aerial view, street in Rome. Cart. Still photographs. EXT, shutters of window. VAR, EXT pocked walls. Still photograph showing corpses piled in front of stone wall and men with hands behind their heads. CU, man's face. VS, CUs documents with names of victims. Aerial shots, city buildings, MLS, apartment building with windows open.

Note: 320 Italian civilians were murdered in Ardeatine Caves on March 24, 1944. It is likely that this film was recorded months later, during the summer of 1944.


Duration
00:09:58
Date
Event:  1944 July
Production:  Summer 1944
Locale
Rome, Italy
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:20:26
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