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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain visits Rome to meet Benito Mussolini in 1939.

  • Description

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

    Rome, Italy.

    Night shots of illuminated building in Rome. - Spacing - Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) and other leading Italian fascists wait at railway station. - Spacing - Train arrives at station. Mussolini and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain walk along platform. Behind them are Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to Italy, Lord Perth and Italian politician Count Galeazzo Ciano. - Spacing -

    Different angle of arrival of train. Mussolini shakes hands with Chamberlain as he gets of the train. Chamberlain and Il Duce inspect a Guard of Honour. - Spacing -

    Car pulls up at building (possibly Villa Madama). Chamberlain and Ciano go inside. Various shots of Chamberlain and Ciano chatting.

    N.B. This is presumably Chamberlain's visit to Rome in January 1939.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    564.11
    Media URN:
    58588
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:24:00 / 01:39:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 114 A

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