• Short Summary

    Cineviews in Brief - excavations in Leptis Magna and Pompeii; a dam and flooded village in Moravia; and an ancient sword dance in Austria.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cineviews in brief.

    01:25:30 - M/S of Leptis Magna in Africa. The camera pans down from sky to ruins of temple and across bricks. M/S of excavation being carried out at the site. M/S of a large carved wall which has been uncovered, it includes depictions of figures and horses. M/S of granite columns, various good shots of the ruins. M/S's of Roman baths.

    01:26:17 - Pompeii, Italy. L/S of mount Vesuvius. Various shots of archaeologists excavating the site at Pompeii. M/S of an amphitheatre which has been very well preserved, the camera shows various parts of it. L/S of Vesuvius smoking quietly.

    01:26:50 - Moravia, Czech Republic. L/S of a large dam. L/S of the new village on the mountainside. The old village was flooded to make the dam. Various shots of parts of the old village still visible above the waterline. M/S of the old church spire.

    01:27:24 - M/S of an ancient sword dance of Austria. A clown, who represents the enemy, has to be rounded up and then the oldest peasant stands on his back.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:24:00 / 01:27:55:00
    PT 348

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