• Short Summary

    Sophia Loren attends wedding of her sister Maria to Romano Mussolini.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Musso's Son Weds".

    Predappio, Italy.

    Benito Mussolini's son Romano Mussolini marries Maria Scicolone, sister of Italian film star Sophia Loren. M/S Sophia Loren at the altar; she embraces the groom and touches his face before taking her place on a pew. C/U family group including Mussolini's widow. M/S bride, press photographer jumps in front of her, a bodyguard shoves him away. C/U bride at altar, pan to Romano Mussolini standing alongside. C/U Sophia Loren watching. C/U bride and groom holding hands. M/S family. Romano puts ring on Maria's left hand, Maria puts ring on Romano's left hand and the priest gives his blessing. C/U of Sophia Loren watching. M/S bride signing the register.

    Exterior shot of St Anthony's church, a massive crowd pushes and shoves to get view of happy couple. Various shots bride and groom emerging from doorway surrounded by press photographers. L/S bride and groom making their way along street surrounded by press photographers on way to reception. C/U Maria being escorted through the crowds, she looks very worried.

    Interior shot of guests assembled at lavish wedding reception. Panning C/U five tiered wedding cake. M/S Maria and Romano talking to guests at the reception.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:25:00 / 01:29:45:00

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