• Short Summary

    The fact that the British Pavilion of the International Bismuthal Art Show was closed (the pavilion is property of Her Majesty) at Venice has caused a vast echo.

  • Description


    General view of San Dona del Piave. General view of road curve where incident took place. Inhabitants of San Dona, seated at a cafe read papers and comment what has happened. Close ups of town's inhabitants and "box size" newspaper headlines.



    Mrs. Guerrati, widow of Giovanni Arcaniolo (the victim of the incident). She arrives home with a newspaper and comments the Court's decision with members of her family. Close up of the widow. Other close up of the widow ending with "pan" of newspaper.



    The orphaned children study lessons seated on grass plot in back of house.



    The widow with her attorney. They come out of the Attorney's office and bid each other good bye. The attorney's name is De Majo. (this view should be placed before the Widow's arrival home).



    Semi close up of British Pavilion at the Venice art Show. General view of Great Britain to be read above the pavilion's door and "pan" leading to closed door of same. (To be noted that no seals have been affixed on the door.)




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The fact that the British Pavilion of the International Bismuthal Art Show was closed (the pavilion is property of Her Majesty) at Venice has caused a vast echo.

    The Pavilion was ordered closed and its contents were placed under the care of the Italian Court of Appeal. This sentence followed another sentence to the same effect reached by lower judiciary court. The first "sentence" declared Her Majesty's Government guilty and called for the payment of damages for a death caused in a highway incident which took place in 1946. At that time a military "jeep" ran down a man at San Dona del Piave (about 40 kms from Venice) causing his death. The man had a wife and children.

    This "trial" has caused a great deal of "to do" in the judicial field because of its various and contrasting juridical aspects.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4GDAEAP4GA6L68TEGE1CB22LM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GDAEAP4GA6L68TEGE1CB22LM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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