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  • Short Summary

    Mussolini presents Colours to new anti-aircraft unit.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rome. Mussolini, in masterful mood, presents Colours to great new anti-aircraft brigade."

    Rome, Italy.

    Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) with other Italian leaders comes out of building.

    High angle view of large gathering of men from the new anti-aircraft brigade. Mussolini is walking in front of them .

    Mussolini strides along in front of men.

    New unit's Colours (flag) is blessed by a Catholic priest with Holy water. The Priest says a few words. Quick shots of Mussolini.

    Troops parade past the new colours. Mussolini salutes and makes a speech.

    N.B. This film appears to have begun to decompose.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    749.31
    Media URN:
    7958
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:29:00 / 01:57:51:00
    Canister:
    30/57

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