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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Gasperi's campaign for anti-Communist votes and voting in the election

  • Description

    Milan / Naples / Rome, Italy. 1948?

    MS Overhead shot of crowd of 100,000 Italians listening to Italy's Premier, Alcide de Gasperi, making a final plea for anti-Communist votes in Milan during the Italian elections campaign.

    MS Gasperi speaking.

    LS Polling stations

    MS Crowds entering polling station.

    MS Officials inside the polling station

    MS A woman casting her vote

    CU Ballot box

    MS Hands placing ballot paper into ballot box.

    LS Pan over city to domed cathedral (possibly in Florence).

    LS Large queues outside a polling station, men voting inside (2 shots).

    LS Naples showing Vesuvius in the background.

    Ms and LS of voting, large groups of people queue outside, women voting

    MS Rome, showing Coliseum in the background, large group waiting to vote.

    MS An old woman is carried in to vote.

    MS Gasperi placing vote in ballot box (6 shots).

    MS Gasperi walking through street surrounded by press photographers and supporters (6 shots).

    Mute F/G.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:14:00 / 01:41:05:00
    UN 1914 E

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