- Title: CF1881
07:09:40:16 - 07:12:23:07
Liberation of Rome. General elevation view of troops on road and tank toward Rome. US soldiers passing sign for Rome. Tanks coming into Rome. US soldiers walking through streets, natives cheering troops, CU type cheering, CU girl, CU old woman crying, SCU crowds cheering, SV soldiers through gates. CU sign on jeep 'Welcome to the Americans'. SV GI pass Coliseum at Rome. Air view of Rome. SV crowd outside Fascist Police Headquarters. CU smoke out of building (a grenade has been thrown into the police headquarters). CU of HQ building, smoke, and crowds running away, SV civilians bring in German prisoners. Cu of badly frightened German being brought in. Italian police officer bringing in Fascist, SV crowds past, with fascist prisoner, CU tearing down Nazi sign. SV group on car giving Communist salute, CU sign: for Piazza Venezia. GV Seargent Vita, US Army Signal Corps cameraman on Mussolini's balcony, Sgt. Vita imitating Mussolini, General Mark Clark in jeep, crowd, around, pats face. GV looking toward Vatican. Soldiers talking to Swiss guard. SV of four soldiers with priest, CU group with nun, CU of Vatican bells of St. Peter's Cathedral ringing. SV of Pope Pius XII on to balcony, Pope starts blessing, Pope with outstretched arms, blesses large crowd, Rome: GV troops marching through Rome. Crowds in streets waving, View of crowds, SCU girl kisses GI, various scenes of GI's and girls kissing, GI's and the US flag, Italian and US flags on house. FV massed crowd holding US flag up above them. Woman kisses US flag.
- Keywords:NEWSREEL, ITALY, 1944, CELEBRATION, AMERICAN FLAG, FREEDOM
- Master Title:CF1881