An item showing the process of constructing an air base by the Italians at Decamere. Abyssinia.
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.