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  • Short Summary

    Funeral of Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of radio.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ROME"

    Rome, Italy.

    Crowds holding hands up for the Fascist salute. Fascist 'Black Shirts' carrying a coffin of Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of radio and President of the Italian Royal Academy at the State Funeral in Rome. Various shots of the funeral procession. Funeral coach is followed by procession and a long line of lorries bedecked with flowers and wreaths. Troops are lined up along the route and crowds are seen behind. Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) is seen walking slowly in the procession.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    927.56
    Media URN:
    13629
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:54:00 / 02:00:37:00
    Canister:
    37/59

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