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  • Short Summary

    Mussolini is saluted by children, who perform exercises and play by the beach.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Mussolini - the human side. Italy's dictator leaves cares of states behind to spend a few hours at schoolchildren's seaside camp."

    Formia, Italy

    Mussolini in dark blazer and white trousers, holding Trilby style hat, waves to waiting children. They salute him in Nazi fashion. Shot of children performing various keep fit exercises in bright sunshine on the beach Fast action shot of children dashing down the beach and splashing into the water. Most wear sun hats and striped or baggy looking swimming costumes. They splash and play in the water.

    Note: Great shots of children in the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.32
    Media URN:
    33237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:21:00 / 01:51:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1422

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