Venice: queen city of the Adriatic

United States, 1951

Film
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Animated drawings and maps explain why and how Venice was founded, and how the city grew into the commercial centre of the Eastern Mediterranean and then declined with the discovery of new western trade routes. St Mark’s Cathedral, the Doge’s Palace and the Casa d’Oro exemplify the wealth and individuality in art and architecture of Venice during her zenith, Venetian life and industries are described in their present conditions.

Credits

production company

Clifford J. Kamen Productions

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:10:15:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011474

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Italy

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italy - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italy - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Venice (Italy)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture, Italian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Italy

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Italy

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

History → Italy - History

Places → Venice (Italy)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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