• Short Summary

    Sicilian artisans at work carving and painting traditional Sicilian carts; a traditional wedding party rides past in a cart.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Italian newsreel item, full title reads: "Il Carretto Siciliano"

    Sicily, Italy

    MS Doors of a typical Sicilian house opening, showing artisans working on the construction and carving of car wheels, in the courtyard. Pan over men at work. CU Details of carpenters at work, including carving a relief design. (3 shots). CU Carved sections of the carts. MS Scilian painting panels of cart. (2 shots). MS Paintings. (2 shots). MS Heavily embellished wooden wagons, richly carved and decorated. (3 shots). MS of peasant family in gay traditional costumes seated in a painted cart pulled by decorated horses, part of a wedding party. MS The wedding band of flute and tambourine players in a second cart.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 24/09/1949. Italian commentary.

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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:
    01:50:47:00 / 01:51:50:00
    UN 2186 E

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