Italian troops cross the Abyssinian border from Eritrea sparking fears of a war.
Item title reads - Pathe Special. Is it war? Italian troops reported across Abyssinian border. (Ethiopia).
L/S of foothills of Mount Mussa Ali, the camera pans across to show a convoy of Italian military men, tanks and trucks driving around the winding roads. M/S of General Emilio de Bono, Italian Commander in Chief of all the troops in East Africa, on a horse. Various shots as he reviews the 23rd division who are marching past. M/S of a soldier kissing his two little children while his wife stands by. M/S of soldiers stood on dock next to a ship.
Note: the first five seconds of the picture seem to be missing.