Query: *
Brooklyn San Paulino Feast film
circa 1939
2 Film reels (7 minutes, color silent reversal; 200 feet black-and-white silent reversal; 100 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
Human Studies Film Archives

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. Footage …