Material showing Benito Mussolini attending large rally, and at ceremony with cardinals.
Unissued / Unused material.
M/S as car drives up. M/S Black Shirts stood to attention. M/S as Benito Mussolini walks past them and they cheer. M/S as he boards train and they do fascist salute. He salutes out of window as he leaves. L/S big rally in stadium with cheering crowds and troops on pitch. Various shots as military personnel put on drilling display. C/U Mussolini watching. L/S crowds applauding at end.
Title - 'Roma'. Various shots Italian military men plus Cardinals and priests in large hall. Various shots as Mussolini arrives and everyone cheers and does fascist salute. M/S of Mussolini reading speech from paper (natural sound). He takes scrolls and presents them to a man. M/S as another man steps up and he does the same. Various shots as camera pans around packed hall. M/S as a cardinal makes a speech and everyone applauds, pan around them. Various shots as Mussolini salutes and leaves to cheers and applause.
Title - 'Roma' - Various shots of crowds cheering and waving. L/S troop of young boys and girls on pitch with others. Various shots men with rifles standing to attention and others marching and goose-stepping on pitch.
Title - 'Roma' - M/S of Mussolini stood with African V.I.P. watching Italian troops goose-stepping, they both do fascist salute. M/S's crowd watching.
Cataloguer's note: some of this material has commentary which is in Italian.