• Short Summary

    Italy combats sanctions by getting people to donate their possessions and setting up a farm in the ground of Prince Piedmont's palace.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sanctions - Italy's reply to restrictions on imports.

    Various shots of receiving booths with children lining up to give their toys and possessions. L/S of the palace of the Prince of Piedmont various shots of statues. Various shots of its park which is being turned into a farm for people to grow food. Various shots as they plough and dig the land. Various shots of the palace again.

    The title is repeated here. Various shots as bed heads and bicycles are unloaded and thrown onto a pile. M/S as children leave metal goods at a booth, C/U as a boy in uniform (scout?) takes off his badge and hands it in. M/S as an elderly woman kisses her wedding ring and gives it in. Various shots of men digging and ploughing the fields of the palace. M/S of plough drawn by oxen.

    Cataloguer's Note: the soundtrack of the section from 01:40:08 to the end of the item is missing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:29:00 / 01:40:52:00

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