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  • Short Summary

    Military procession to celebrate the wedding of Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose, Rome, Italy.

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    Rome, Italy.

    Full titles read: "THE ROYAL WEDDING - festivities conclude with great Military Review of 30,000 troops."

    L/S's of large columns of soldiers marching past large crowds of people and the newly married couple the Crown Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose. L/S of men (Arabs ?) riding past Royal box on camels.

    Intertitle reads: "The famous Bersagheri."

    L/S's of Bersagheri soldiers jogging past in line. The crowd claps as they go past.

    Intertitle reads: "The Prince leads his own regiment past !"

    L/S of the Prince on horseback and in very regal uniform leading regiment of soldiers, he holds a sword at his side. L/S of the Victor Emmanuel III saluting his son, the Princess stands next to him. More shots of the regiments marching in the procession.

    Intertitle reads : "... and the homage of 30,000 schoolchildren in great March Past their future King & Queen."

    L/S of the conductor on raised platform conducting the very large children's choir. L/S of the young children singing. The children march past Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:05:00
    G 1677

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