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  • Short Summary

    Mussolini, in naval uniform, reviews the fleet at Ostia.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Italy's Fleet Reviewed. Prime Minister Mussolini - who is also "minister of the Navy" - at imposing display of Italy's sea power."

    Ostia, Italy

    Mussolini wearing naval blazer and cap shakes hands with a naval officer in a white uniform with a sash. Mussolini salutes, turns and greets other officers, by shaking hands. There is a large 3 funnelled war ship in the background. A dark grainy shot of a war ship firing its guns with smoke, crossing by. Various shots of Mussolini on the ships deck chatting and meeting officers. There is a huge ship's gun above their heads. Aerial shot of the large fleet of war ships with Mussolini's boat and others steaming across their path.

    Note: includes brief close up shots of Mussolini.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.21
    Media URN:
    33226
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:19:00 / 01:33:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1420

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