The Italian President Gronchi touring the 'Italy 1861' Exhibition.
Location: Turin / Torino, Italy
Story about the centenary of the unity of Italy (Risorgimento)
Various shots as President Gronchi's car arrives at the Palazzo Madame, he alights and is greeted by Mayor Peiron of Turin.
LSs. as speeches are made by Minister Pella and Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani. CU. Pres. Gronchi is presented with a large coin in a box. CU. of the coin.
MS. Banner hanging from window advertising the Exhibition Various shots as Pres. Gronchi arrives at the Historical Exhibition at the Palazzo Carignano. Various shots as Pres. Gronchi listens to speech of welcome by Prof. Cognasso. Various shots of paintings which tells the story of the Renaissance. CU. of Pres. Gronchi. CU. of old firearms. CU. Another painting.
Elevated shots of cars moving along road, taken from moving monorail. Travel shot and LS. of the monorail moving along. Travel shot from the mono rail as it arrives at station. Various other shots of the monorail. CU. Mme. Gronchi (?) in the mono rail.
Various shots as Pres. Gronchi tours the exhibition. Various shots Pres. Gronchi arrives by car, and mounts steps to mono rail which is to take him to the Palace of the Nations. MS. Mme Gronchi and another. LS. as Mme. Gronchi arrives at monorail station. Elevated view of people waiting below. Various shots as Pres. Gronchi and his wife descend steps from the monorail.
LSs. Pres. Gronchi as he walks across to one of the exhibition buildings. MS. Pan from flags of many nations, to many modern building. MS. Television cameraman. Various shots, crowds outside the building. Various shots of Pres. Gronchi making his way through crowds. Various shots as Pres. Gronchi tours one of the major exhibitions, showing the Russian stand, and various aspects of the very modern architecture of the building in which the exhibition is housed. Various shots as Pres. Gronchi leaves the exhibition, enters a Lancia car, and drives away. (Mute. F.G.)