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  • Short Summary

    Benito Mussolini visits Tripoli and views troops.

  • Description

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

    Tripoli, Libya.

    Flag on flagpole.

    Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) on beach or in desert with other Italian leaders. CU of Libyan troops on camels. Mussolini next to tent. LS of camel troops. Italians give fascist salute as flags are raised up pole. A cheetah sits at the bottom of the pole.

    Shots of a large monument at night. Mussolini is looking around, the only illumination is from torches. Libyan troops on horseback parade past in torch light. CU building with "DUCE" in illuminated letters. Various night shots in Tripoli. Crowds of people are watching the parade. - Spacing -

    Mussolini travels in open car. Women in traditional costume wave tambourines. Mussolini talks to a crowd, including men in uniform. CUs of women with tambourines. Mussolini leaves in car with fascist salute. - Spacing -

    Exterior of white building. Travel shots of building. Parade of Libyans, many of them have Italian flags. Parade of troops on horseback. Il Duce salutes from his car. People chant and salute. More shots of parade. SV Mussolini comes out onto balcony to look over gathered crowd.

    N.B. PRINT in UN 98 A.

    Amendment October 2014: A visitor to the site has written in to say this film is probably of Mussolini's visit to Tripoli on 15-16 March 1937.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:24:00 / 01:10:26:00
    UN 51 U

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