• Short Summary

    Bruno Mussolini (son of Benito) marries Gina Roberti in Rome, meanwhile other Italians are sent to live in Libya. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bruno Mussolini weds.

    The Italian Prime Minister, Benito Mussolini, gives the bride away at his son's wedding in Rome, Italy.

    M/S as the camera pans down St. Joseph's church in Rome to crowds outside. Various dignitaries and officials arrive in the rain, including Pietro Badoglio. M/S of cars queuing up. M/S of Marshal de Bono, First Commander of Italy's campaign in Ethiopia, arriving at the church and saluting; people wave. M/S as the car draws up with the bride, Gina Roberti, people cheer and wave. M/S of Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) leading her up the red carpet to the church, they both look solemn as they walk past the camera. Men follow carrying her train. M/S of the church and crowds.

    M/S of Gina and her new husband Bruno Mussolini coming out of the church, she kisses a little boy and girl. M/S as they walk along past their guests. M/S of the Tomb of St. Peter where they come to pray. M/S as they get out of the car. M/S as the couple walk up the steps followed by Mussolini and his wife. M/S as they walk down the steps afterwards.

    M/S as Italian officers walk along and direct Italian peasants into cars. Various shots as the cars set off and people wave. Various shots of the cars taking the families to ships which will take them to a new life in Libya, as organised by the State. M/S of the cars by the train tracks. Various shots as the people get on a ship. L/S of the ships in the dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    987.40
    Media URN:
    18175
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:21:00 / 01:36:01:00
    Canister:
    38/88

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