• Short Summary

    Italian immigrants arrive in Tripoli, North Africa by boat from Genoa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CONQUERING THE DESERT".

    Aerial shots of a town on the coast of Italian North Africa in Tripoli. Various shots of Italian colonists arriving by boats from Genoa at Tripoli harbour, coming down ship gangplanks and being transported in trucks. Aerial shots of the vast flat land of Tripoli, showing the desert, some cultivated regions and also some small townships and farms. Several shots of an Italian immigrant family outside their villa, working on their bicycles and then sitting and eating around the table inside their house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1196.28
    Media URN:
    41322
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:55:00 / 01:50:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 510

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