• Short Summary

    Mussolini helps with the corn Harvest which takes place on reclaimed marsh land.

  • Description

    Italy.

    CU. Man working with corn (this may be Benito Mussolini wearing glasses) WS. corn being fed into a giant threshing machine. LS. men with pitchforks by the threshing machine. WS. Threshing machine. WS. Farm workers feeding corn into the machine. MS. Man bailing corn (possibly Il Duce) LS. Farmers with pitchforks passing bails of corn down.

    WS. Threshing machine at work. LS. Mussolini climbing down a ladder pan as he goes to help with sacks of corn. LS. Farm workers dipping into the sacks and running the corn through their hands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    831.25
    Media URN:
    12372
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:22:00 / 01:41:17:00
    Canister:
    35/53

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage here doesn't match the shots list.

    Rather than Mussolini corn-threshing, as described by the shots list, we see a ceremony taking place at St George's Chapel in Windsor, Berkshire.

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