• Short Summary

    Footage of new electric train in service in Italy.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ITALY OPENS NEW ELECTRIFIED LINE"

    L/S Exterior of Milan station. L/S of small ceremony around war memorial in station, Italian officers give fascist salute in memory of railwaymen who died in first world war. Good L/S from driver's cab of train as it pulls away from Milan station and moves across Italian countryside. Train passes under bridges and past villages, etc. overhead power lines always visible.

    M/S from train of crowd on platform at Chiaso greeting the train on its arrival on the Italian / Swiss border. Some members of crowd give the Fascist salute in greeting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1029.34
    Media URN:
    20470
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:43:00 / 01:40:50:00
    Canister:
    39/97

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