• Short Summary

    Italy launches new Steamer for service to Ethiopia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Italy".

    Various shots of new ship Eritrea on the stocks in an Italian shipyard. MS a priest blesses the ship with Holy Water. The ship is launched by an unidentified woman. The ship which will be doing service between Italy and Ethiopia / Abyssinia slides into the water. The voiceover talks about Italy's East African Empire. VS of ship being towed by tug.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 36/76 LNER issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2957.45
    Media URN:
    85007
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:34:00 / 01:50:05:00
    Canister:
    36/76 / UNI GAZ ROLL 21

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launching took place on 28 September 1936.

    The location is Castellammare di Stabia, Naples, Italy.

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