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  • Description

    Item title reads - Feverish activity. Italy constructs air base at Decamere. Abyssinia.

    The camera pans across men carrying heavy wooden trunks. M/S as the metal structure is hoisted into position. L/S of the frame of the air base. M/S as a hill is blown up, M/S of men breaking the rocks, M/S as one drills it. M/S as they sit down and eat. M/S of panels being fitted to the walls. M/S as hangar doors slide along. Various shots of the construction taking place. Various shots as they prepare the ground. M/S of small aeroplane being wheeled out of the hangar which is almost finished.

    Note: the soundtrack to this item is missing. This story may have originally been in issue 36/5.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1935
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    12155
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    849.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:58:00 / 01:52:18:00
    Canister:
    35/103
    Sort Number:
    35/103
  • Appears in...

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    Mussolini's Italy- foreign policy LS - Italy Abyssinia Second Italo-Ethiopian War Ethiopia
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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