• Short Summary

    Shots of an Italian cargo ship captured in Cape Town.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Italian Steamer Seized".

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    VS. of the Italian merchant ship 'Sistiana' in dock at Cape Town after she had been captured by the South Africans and her crew interned. South African troops nail up a notice impounding the ship and show the camera her lifebelt. South African soldier holds up broken portrait of Mussolini.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1053.49
    Media URN:
    21063
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:11:00 / 01:46:52:00
    Canister:
    40/68

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