• Short Summary

    Footage of the French armed forces building up in Tunisia as result of Italian threat.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ITALY'S CLAIM ON TUNISIA"

    L/S's of the smashed windows in shops and buildings in Tunis, caused by French colonialists. The commentator says that the French reaction was caused by Italy's interest in the country due to the Italian minority living their. Various shots of the French military build up in the area which includes the Foreign legion, hundreds of soldiers marching, the cavalry and armoured vehicles. Several shots of large warships of the French Navy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    993.12
    Media URN:
    49927
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:25:37:00
    Canister:
    39/1

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