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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.


    Planes fly overhead. Shots from train through mountains. Benito Mussolini looks over horse. Two unidentified women walk up Church steps with Italian military - as if to a ceremony. Priest at altar. Troops run forwards. Planes fly overhead in formation. Low Angle shot trumpeters play fanfare. Troops on manoeuvres (possibly in Africa). Troops on bicycles. Troops show off their daggers. Planes fly overhead. Launch of a boat. Il Duce inspects aircraft. He presents medals, first to two elderly women in black (widows or grieving mothers) and then to a soldier, who he hugs. Italians march a goosestep. (RAF Plane flies very low over army vehicles in desert - appears to have no link to story.) Italian tanks in desert.

    Title reads: 'Roma' - Rome.

    Mussolini for once out of uniform arriving an art museum. Various works of Art (Check copyright on art). Mussolini takes the salute at a parade of troops and young cadets (some kind of fascist youth movement ?)

    Title reads: 'Roma' - Rome.

    Large gathering of troops. Mussolini comes out onto balcony and salutes. Shots of the crowd (several priests are clearly visible). More people join the Italian leader on the balcony.

    N.B. Some of this material is quite badly scratched.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:07:00 / 01:21:36:00
    UN 54 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 0054 A
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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