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  • Description

    Full title reads: "News from the Continent".

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Speedboat Record. Six laps at 76 mph on Lake Sabaudia".

    Italy.

    VS of men preparing speedboats at water's edge. CU of engine. Speedboat is moved towards the water.

    Italian leader, Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) arrive to watch the event.

    Boat racer and team get boat started.

    Mussolini and team look on.

    Speed boat races away from bank.

    Vs of speedboat on water. Good shots from on board speeding boat.

    Mussolini watches from shore with other Fascist officials.

    More shots of the record breaking boat.

    Boat comes to a halt. MS of racer climbing out. VS of him chatting to Mussolini.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    61279
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1905.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:15:00 / 01:30:37:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 8
    Sort Number:
    UNI GAZ 008
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Science & Technology Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Mussolini in the 1930s
  • Stills

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

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