• Short Summary

    Police search and arrest suspects for attempted assassination of communist leader Togliatti.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Rioting in Italy after communist leader Palmiro Togliatti shooting.

    MS boulders falling down side of cliff, pan through to scene of road blocked by rubble. MS coast scene, pan down to cyclists stepping over road block. MS rubble strewn road with seascape in background. MS road block. LS Mount Amiata near Siena, main stronghold of the Communists. MS the mountain. MS moving shot of guards on the road. LS a wooded valley in the area. CU tank moving along road. CU sign reading 'Abbabias s Salvatore' pan down to armoured column passing along street. MS's armoured column passing through street. MS street scene with Italian police on patrol. CU's army officers conferring on the situation. CU low angle sign reading "Caribinieri". CU street scene with police asking for identity cards, pan over face of house.

    CU sabotaged railway. LS Italian scenery with armoured column moving in the foreground. LS Italian landscape scene. CU Italian policeman in tree. MS police at a farm routing out suspected rebels. MS police inspecting contents of farm wagon. MS farm wagon with policeman holding oxen. MS police inspecting locals. LS a suspected rebel stronghold. MS police detaining two farmhands, country scene in background. MS police escorting suspects from hill stronghold down to valley. MS's suspects being brought into village.

    MS's suspects being unloaded from army lorry by police. CU's suspects with police. CU suspect being interrogated. CU's suspects. MS Rome street scene. CU Alcide de Gasperi going to Mass to pray for dead police. Elevated MS entering church. MS de Gasperi on knees in church, praying. MS altar of church with clerical men in foreground. LS the altar with bishop standing in front of it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:31:00 / 01:37:35:00
    UN 1974 B

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