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Physical description:
400 feet (15 minutes) silent color film/video
Culture:
Italian Americans  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York City
Brooklyn
Date:
1956
North America
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
Summary:
Footage documenting Giglio or Feast of St. Paulinus, an Italian religious pageant of liberation which originated in Nola, Italy and was recreated in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York by immigrants. Giglio refers both to the ceremonial structure and to the spectacle surrounding its transport through the streets. Included are scenes of the giglio, lifting the giglio, cappos directing the lifts, and street celebrations. See also [San Paola Festival, 1950], [Brooklyn San Paulino Feast, ca. 1939], and I GIGLI A NOLA.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Festivals  Search this
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Parades  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1984.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218201