• Short Summary

    A bronze bust of Mussolini from a captured Italian liner is flattened for scrap in America.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MUSSOLINI SCRAPPED".

    Washington, United States of America.

    Various shots of a large bust of Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini being carried on a stretcher by sailors through a Washington scrap yard. Commentator cracks "A cod funeral for old cod face".

    The bust is put into a hydraulic press and is completely flattened for scrap. The bust was taken from an Italian liner captured at Balboa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1346.01
    Media URN:
    44395
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:01:03:00
    Canister:
    42/98

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