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  • Short Summary

    Benito Mussolini arranges for 31 million tons of water to be emptied from Lake Nemi in search for Tiberius' two floating palaces sunk 1,700 years before. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Emptying 31 million tons of water. From 3 1/2 mile Lake Nemi Signor Mussolini sets pumps in motion in hopes of discovering Tiberius' two floating palaces sunk 1,700 years ago. Italy.

    Benito Mussolini walks through door and does fascist salute to people around him, he climbs some steps up to a platform. L/S of pipes going down into the water. M/S as he stands at a rail and talks to some other men. M/S of the lake. M/S of Mussolini in a boat on the water. M/S of him next to the pumps. M/S of pump controls. M/S of him on the platform looking into the lake.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    766.25
    Media URN:
    35425
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:40:00 / 01:59:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1558

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