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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.
    Intertitle: "German-Italian Arbitration Agreement - signed in Rome by Mussolini and German Ambassador Baron Neurath." Italy - Benito Mussolini and German Ambassador sign German Italian pact. Pan along line up including Il Duce. (G 1363) Men stand by propellors of ship. Edda Mussolini at the launching. The motor liner SS Augustus slides into water. (G 1369) Intertitle: "Rome. The 8th Anniversary of Fascism. Mussolini in amazing demonstration by thousands of 'Black Shirts' young and old." Square filled with people. Mussolini marches past supporters receiving fascist salute. MS Il Duce. (G 1386) Intertitle: "Rome Signor Mussolini - at Striking demonstration of Italy's air power". Mussolini inspects biplanes. He talks to Italian air force officers. (G 1406) Intertitle: "Ostia, Italy. Italy's Fleet Reviewed. Prime Minister Mussolini ... who is also 'Minister of the Navy' at imposing display of Italy's sea power." Mussolini comes aboard warship. Meets naval officers. Aerials warships. (G 1420) Intertitle: "Rome. Fascism's 5th Birthday - Signor Mussolini reviews 50,000 black shirts on anniversary of the historic march on Rome." Mussolini rides onto podium - salutes crowd. He speaks. Troops march. (G 1447) Intertitle: "Italy. Fascist Army of the Future. The Balilla reviewed By Signor Mussolini on their fifth anniversary." Mussolini walks forwards with officers. Soldiers (holding skis) raise their arms. Mussolini walks past boys of the Fascist Youth Movement. Cheering boys. (G 1477) Intertitle: "Rome. Fascist's Great Sacrifice. The Duce burns .. on the Altar of the Fatherland .. State bonds of value of £1,5000,000, surrendered by all classes in honour of sixth anniversary of march on Rome." Mussolini burns bonds. Bonds thrown into furnace. Mussolini walks from memorial. (G 1552) Intertitle: "Italy. Italy's two great men of today. Signor Mussolini visits Gabriele D'Annunzio .. the great poet .. at his beautiful villa on Lake Garda." Politician and poet stand in stern of boat. Various shots of them talking. (G 1571) Intertitle: "Italy. History Making day in Rome. Italy and the World rejoices in settlement of the 59 year old, much vexed Roman question." People in street. Man reads proclamation. Car drives away. Intertitle: "Temporal Power is restored and the Pope is now reigning Sovereign of the new Vatican State." (G 1581) Intertitle: "The Largest Marble Monolith in the world ... Gift of Italian Nation to Mussolini leaves Carrara for Rome drawn by 80 oxen." Ox team pulls marble block. (G1587)
    N.B. Print copies of Pathe Gazette items featuring Italian leader Benito Mussolini.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:27:00 / 01:38:59:00
    UN 50 N

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