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  • Short Summary

    Random items - Mussolini with cavalry man and funeral of Eugelbert Dollfuss.

  • Description

    Italy.

    Various shots of young officer with horse - probably a star show jumper of Italian Army cavalry. Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) and party of his cronies enter. Mussolini inspects horse jump.

    Vienna, Austria.

    Flash frame of intertitle: "Vienna in mourning - scenes of pathos and dread when funeral cortege of late Chancellor passes through troop lined streets".

    Various shots of funeral procession going through crowd lined streets of city. Probably funeral of Chancellor of Austria, Eugelbert Dollfuss, who was assassinated in 1934.

    Note: sound track is missing. This item is not mentioned on original issue sheet for 37/91. See record for VIENNA IN MOURNING in 34/62 for more details Dollfuss' funeral. Origin of shots of Mussolini unknown - any information gratefully received. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.38
    Media URN:
    14069
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:59:00 / 01:58:07:00
    Canister:
    37/91 ?

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