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    Italy.

    Title: "The King of Italy reviews the Libyan-Italian Cavalry in Rome".

    M/S of a group of men in military uniform walking past some railings onto a field. The diminutive King Victor Emmanuel walks in the middle of the group, he wears a military uniform and (like the men around him) a black armband. M/S of the King talking to the military officers around him.

    M/S of the cavalry galloping past the camera. L/S of the cavalry riding past, the riders stand on the saddles, some crack long whips. L/S of the cavalry riding past, this time some of the riders hang upside down or do handstands on their saddles. L/S of the King and his entourage watching from a balcony.

    M/S of a cavalry man on horseback; he forces the animal to lie down on its side. M/S of two cavalry men laying on top of their horses; the nudge the animals who role over and stand up with their riders on their backs. M/S of a soldier presenting himself in front of the King and his entourage. The King shakes the soldier's hand, the officers in the King's entourage then also shake the soldier's hand.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25757
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    496.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:19:00 / 01:32:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1294
    Sort Number:
    G 1294
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Libya Victor Emmanuel III and Umberto II
  • Stills

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

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