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  • Short Summary

    Benito Mussolini rewards survivors and relatives of airship "Italia" and reviews all branches of the Italian Air Force. Rome. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Signor Mussolini in presence of King of Italy, as supreme head of Fascist Militia, rewards survivors and relatives of those lost in ill-fated Polar Airship "Italia." Rome, Italy.

    M/S of King Victor Emmanuel and Benito Mussolini on a platform. Various shots as Mussolini kisses and embraces the survivors and relatives who come up to be rewarded.

    Intertitle - '"Il Duce"' afterwards reviewed all branches of the Italian air force.'

    L/S aerial view of the airmen stood in rows. M/S as Mussolini walks past the men together with other military officials. Various shots as the airmen parade down the street. M/S of Mussolini tying a ribbon to the top of a flag, possibly the Italian flag, or that of the Italian air force. M/S as they walk along, Mussolini salutes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    784.16
    Media URN:
    35729
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:08:00 / 01:44:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1595

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