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    Copies of Pathe Gazette items featuring Italian leader Benito Mussolini.

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Early footage of Fascist followers of Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) in Italy. Shots of fascists marching. Burning papers in the streets. (March on Rome G 926)
    Intertitle reads: "London. Signor Mussolini - Italy's Strong Man here for reparations conference." Mussolini in top hat stands by car. (G 937)
    Mussolini leads group of fascists.
    Intertitle reads: "Rome. Fascismo's First Anniversary. Thousands of Italy's Black Shirts in Imposing celebrations." Large gathering of Fascists in capital of Italy. Shots of Widows wearing war medals, children and veterans. Priests offer blessing. (G 1030)
    Intertitle reads: "Italy's Strong Man. Mussolini - grants first exclusive pictures to Pathe Staff Cameraman." Mussolini, wearing a bowler hat, plays with a lion cub in a cage, shot from outside the bars. (G 1076)
    Intertitle reads: "Africa. With Mussolini in Tripoli - First and Exclusive pictures of Italian Dictator since attempted assassination." Mussolini stands in uniform. He meets various Libyan dignitaries. His nose shows signs of the damage he received during the assassination attempt. (G 1289)
    Intertitle reads: "King & Farmer - King Emanuel, Signor Mussolini & leading Agriculturists, visit royal experimental farm, started to improve Italian Agricultural Industry." The King and Il Duce are given a tour around the fields and crops. (G 1310)
    Fascists gather outside building. Mussolini comes out on to balcony. The crowd wave and cheer. (G 1329)
    Intertitle reads: "The New Italy. Striking Fascisti demonstration as the 'Duce' inaugurates new University for foreigners in ancient seat of learning." Mussolini walks through large crowd. Lots of people hold fascist banners and placards. Mussolini speaks from a balcony. (G 1342).

    N.B. Safety Neg copies of Pathe Gazette items featuring Italian leader Benito Mussolini.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:27:36:00 / 01:32:20:00
    UN 50 M

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