Various shots of the President of the Italian Republic, Luigi Einaudi,
LS and MS New President's private residence. (3 shots). MS Premier (Cabinet President) de Gasperi and the new President, the 74-year-old Senator Luigi Einaudi, at door of house. MS Angle shot of Premier and President shaking hands outside house. CU President retiring into the house. (2 shots). MS Military personnel in ceremonial dress waiting for the new President to leave the Palazzo Montecitorio where he took the solemn oath, on 12th May 1948. MS Mounted military outside the Palazzo. MS Foot guards outside the Palazzo. L.S. and MS President leaving Palazzo Montecitorio and climbing into car. CU Driving away. MS Mounted escort following car. MS Standard bearer marching on foot. CU Foot guards brass band marching past camera. LS and MS High shot, head of the procession moving past camera. CU President's car. LS Procession coming towards camera. CU Mounted escort. MS Police holding back crowds. LS Low angle, coat-of-arms above Presidents official residence. (Quirinale). MS High angle shot, procession entering main gate of official residence. LS Large crowd looking up at balcony and waving handkerchiefs and clapping. (3 shots). MS President waving back from balcony. LS Crowd waving pan. MS President waving from balcony. LS Crowds. (2 shots). CU An officer in ceremonial dress. CU Head of mounted soldier.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork, reads: 14/5/48.