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  • Short Summary

    Mussolini watches a speedboat set a record on Lake Sabaudia in Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News from the Continent".

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Speedboat Record. Six laps at 76 mph on Lake Sabaudia".

    Italy.

    VS of men preparing speedboats at water's edge. CU of engine. Speedboat is moved towards the water.

    Italian leader, Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) arrive to watch the event.

    Boat racer and team get boat started.

    Mussolini and team look on.

    Speed boat races away from bank.

    Vs of speedboat on water. Good shots from on board speeding boat.

    Mussolini watches from shore with other Fascist officials.

    More shots of the record breaking boat.

    Boat comes to a halt. MS of racer climbing out. VS of him chatting to Mussolini.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1905.27
    Media URN:
    61279
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:15:00 / 01:30:37:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 8

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