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  • Short Summary

    Explorer, Commander Umberto Nobile, returns to Italy after transpolar airship flight.

  • Description

    Title reads: "National welcome greets Cmdr. Nobile of the "Norge" on return from Trans-Polar flight."

    Rome, Italy.

    M/S of important looking man and explorer, Commander Umberto Nobile (in white uniform, holding flowers) walking through crowd and getting into an open carriage. Nobile waves and shakes hands with excitable crowd as important man gives speech from seat of carriage. M/S of Nobile and man looking over heads of crowd. L/S of horse and carriage driving down a crowd lined street, Nobile still waving.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:51:02. Various shots of various military types and dignitaries walking in procession, including British soldiers with Union Jack. Various shots of soldiers, some on horseback, outside a palace or civic building. It is possible that these shots are from another 1926 Gazette story. Otherwise, shots same or similar to those it edited part of story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    542.23
    Media URN:
    26040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:04:00 / 01:53:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1319

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