• Short Summary

    A filler item about a failed apocalyptic prediction from an Italian newsreel.

  • Description

    Mont Blanc, Italy. Cut story with Italian commentary.

    Two shots of picture of Mont Blanc and other mountains. MS. Newspaper seller holding papers with article on the people awaiting end of the world. LS. People walking along street carrying umbrellas, pan to show poster for film "The Ten Commandments" pan back to people again. Two shots of shops in the street. LS. Side of mountains, showing snow. LS. GV. Mountain hotel. MS. People getting off cable railway. Various shots of people on mountainside passing the time by eating and drinking. LS. GV. Mountain peak. MS. Rain. falling into puddle. MS. Woman looking at her watch, mountains in background. CU. Watch showing ten minutes to two. Various shots, as other people check their watches, one watch shows two o'clock. Two angle shots as mountain seems to topple and man is thrown to his feet, to depict end of world.

    Comb. F.G.

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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:
    01:54:43:00 / 01:55:40:00
    UN 3378 C

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