Footage of great Italian villa near Genoa.
Pegli, nr Genoa, Italy.
SCU. Gateway to the Villa Pallavicini near Genoa, showing inscription, which reads when translated from Italian: "Welcome here, away from the noises and worries of the City". SCU. Pan over pillars and carving of gateway. SCU. A carved winged figure ornamenting gateway. SCU. Head of female statue. SCU. Water lilies in pond. MS. Pan around palm trees growing in grounds. MS. Angle shot from beneath of boy scaling palm tree. CU. Head shot of boy looking up. MS. Girl standing among tropical growths. CU. Girl touches cactus, which hurts her fingers. CU. Angle shot of another girl laughing. LMS. & MS. Girl on swing being pushed by two others (two shots). LS. A summerhouse by a lake styled in Chinese architecture style. MS. Girls running out of summerhouse. MS. Two girls standing on bridge by Chinese styled kiosk. LS. Elevated shot, small production of Diana's temple in the middle of the lake. Rowing boat circling it. MS. Ground level shot of three girls in rowing boat arriving at the Temple and running up its steps.
Date found in the old record - 22/11/1949.