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Florence: Days of Destruction

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Alternate title:Days of destruction
Summary:Franco Zeffirelli's only documentary film a heartfelt call to action showing the effects of the November 1966 flood that devastated Florence, Italy, and rallied art lovers worldwide. Produced by the famed Italian director in the few weeks immediately following the flood, the documentary urged support to help rescue Italian works of art. Actor Richard Burton, who was working in Rome as the disaster unfolded, narrated and appeared in the film and appealed for aid.
Creator:Zeffirelli, Franco
Contributor:Burton, Richard, 1925-1984
Colombo, Furio
Vlad, Roman, 1919-2013
Radio audizioni Italia
Provider:Committee to Restore Italian Art
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Italy
Place of origin – Region:Tuscany
Place of origin – Settlement:Florence
Topical subjects:Floods--Italy--Florence
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Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:Digital Collections