• Short Summary

    Native Abyssinians build roads for the Italians. Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Road makers in Abyssinia. (Ethiopia).

    M/S as a truck drives along creating clouds of dust. M/S as a large grab picks up earth, a crane swings it across. Various shots of native Abyssinian workers laying a railway line, M/S of concrete foundations. M/S as a camel pulls a truck on the line. M/S of men digging, one sprays the ground with tar. M/S of Benito Mussolini driving a tractor through a field, it is pulling a plough. Various shots as he ploughs the field.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    881.21
    Media URN:
    12954
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:24:00 / 01:29:47:00
    Canister:
    36/36

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