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Touring Italy: horse race; cathedral;

Film | Accession Number: 2017.326 | RG Number: RG-60.0184 | Film ID: 4349

"The Palio at Siena" Attending the horse race in Siena. HAS of riders dressed in elaborate costumes, marching band on streets. Crowd, balloons. Interiors, ceremony. Large crowd in square. 01:01:55 (switches to color). Procession of riders into the stadium, horses, flag-waving. Costumes represent the different city wards. 01:03:55 (switches to black and white) The cermony proceeds, including elaborate floats. Horse racing. Flag-waving.

"The Cathedral at Orvieto" (color) VAR, EXT of the cathedral. 01:06:51 "The Ponte Vecchio at Florence" (color) Scenic views of homes along the river in Florence. 01:07:28 "San Marino The Oldest and Smallest Republic in the World" (black and white) Roman buildings built into the hillside in the enclave of San Marino. Cathedral. Mountains. "Venice The New Entrance" Road with one truck. Man dressed in white directs traffic. Pan of four-story building "Officina Autorizzata". Bridge over the canal in venice, boats, tourist views. Train. 01:10:22 "St Mark's Square" (color) St. Mark's Basilica and clocktower on Piazza San Marco in Venice. "A Funeral on the Grand Canal" (black and white) Funeral procession along the canal, flowers, clergy, coffin on decorated gondola, proceeds along the Grand Canal. Cafe. 01:14:07 "The Dolomites" Mountains, pine trees, lake. KODAK.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:15:01
Event Date
1937
Locale
Florence, Italy
Venice, Italy
Siena, Italy
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Ann Major
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:46
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