Film: 6206

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Tuscany, Italy 1940's
Water from the Appeninnes. General views of Rome and Florence. Oxen ploughing on a small farm.
Small Italian town square and fountain. Threshing with flail and "winnowing" in the wind, very primitive and basic farming methods, figs, apples, peaches, tobacco. Wine harvesting in Chianti. Roman markets.
Threshing beans. Goats and sheep on road and in field. Gourds, pumpkins, marrows and figs. Terraced land and olive trees. Lucerne(?) for cattle food. Carting grapes in barrels. Pack mules, meat on trolley. Cattle ploughing on steep hillside. Rural and farming life in central Italy.

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