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  • Short Summary

    Violent scenes after Italy has seized the island of Corfu.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Corfu. The Greek Island seized by Italy and which becomes Europe's new "storm centre."

    M/S of a man wearing robes making a speech, men stand with their arms raised. M/S of military men on horses doing the same, the camera pans across them. M/S of lots of people with their hats raised. M/S of people in the streets carrying placards, they run and jostle each other.

    Intertitle - '8 persons killed and 30 injured whilst our cameraman took this picture!'

    L/S of people running down the street, M/S of fighting in street. M/S of men in uniform marching down the road. L/S of Corfu from the air and over the ships in the sea. M/S of the ships. M/S of men looking over the wall at the town. Various shots of soldiers sailing over on a boat from one of the ships. Various shots of the soldiers marching on land. M/S of a soldier standing on a wall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    316.04
    Media URN:
    23971
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:05:00 / 01:05:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1014

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