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    Patriotic Italians parade through London in support of Britain during First World War.

    L/S crowded street with mounted police riding around. Various shots of the parade going on. People walk down crowded streets with big banners, one reads 'London Czechs greet Italy and Her Allies - Down with Austria'. Various shots of chaos in the street with pedestrians, cars, traffic jams and mounted police. Various shots of the procession coming up street for quite a while, some marchers carry flags (Union Jacks, Italian flags, etc.) Various shots as people hurry along in foreground then stop to watch. M/S car parked in foreground.

    L/S huge crowd in front of Italian Embassy. M/S group of people with banners in front, a line of police hold back majority of crowd. Shot from balcony showing it crowded, camera pans to people below. L/S crowd all packed tightly together. M/S photograph of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy; who has left for the front.

    Modified WPA record.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:55:36:00 / 01:58:51:00
    ON 001 E
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    ON 001 E
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    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution
    Italy WW1 WW1 Italy The First World War WW1 ON 001 Untitled Workspace WW1 Italy 1914 Guerra 14 First World War Italy - WW1 Early films of Italy
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