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  • Short Summary

    King Victor and Benito Mussolini watch military parade through Rome.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Glowing military spectacle as colours of disbanded regiments are laid up in National Museum of the Castle St. Angelo after last parade before King Victor".

    Rome, Italy.

    L/S of regiment of soldiers on horseback carrying flags marching up crowd lined street. M/S of King Victor Emmanuel III and Il Duce, Benito Mussolini, watching parade from platform with several Italian army officers and other dignitaries. L/S of troop of soldiers marching through a square. L/S of soldiers lining up in square. The soldiers hold out their regimental flags. L/S of Duce, King and dignitaries saluting soldiers from platform. Soldiers lift up flags and are seen entering the Castle Saint Angelo. L/S of castle with Italian Imperial flying from ramparts.

    Cuts / out takes start around 01:24:42. Various L/Ss of soldiers marching towards the castle. M/S of two soldiers standing either side of a wreath on a war memorial. Otherwise shots are same or similar to those in edited version of story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    658.11
    Media URN:
    26454
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:19:00 / 01:27:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1350

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