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  • Short Summary

    Crowds gather in Rome to see Pope Pius XI, King Victor Emmanuel and Benito Mussolini. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 25,000 ex-servicemen of the Alpine Regiments from all parts of Italy - salute H. H. Pope Pius XI, himself noted mountain climber. Rome, Italy.

    L/S of crowds outside the Vatican waving and cheering, the camera pans across them. L/S of Pope Pius XI on the balcony, he blesses the crowd.

    Intertitle - 'King Victor Emmanuel at the Quirinal.' L/S of the crowds waving, M/S of King Victor Emmanuel and his Queen on the balcony of the palace built on the Quirinal. Various shots of crowds waving to them.

    Intertitle - 'and Signor Mussolini in the grand old Colosseum.' L/S of the Colosseum, crowds wave from below, the camera pans across them. M/S of Benito Mussolini speaking on a balcony. L/S of the crowds in the Colosseum.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.01
    Media URN:
    35739
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:14:00
    Canister:
    G 1597

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