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  • Short Summary

    Mussolini greets jubilant crowds in Rome.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The 8th anniversary of Fascism. Mussolini in amazing demonstration by thousands of 'Black shirts' - young and old."

    Rome, Italy

    M/S of a huge crowd in a square with bunting hanging from monuments. Mussolini approaches, flanked by henchmen, and a crowd follows. There is a line of children in white shirts. He takes salute from a waiting guard of honour - blackshirts - one man kisses his hand - he speaks to a jubilant crowd. He wears a military hat with black feathers on it. L/S as the crowd wave and toss hats in the air.

    Note: Good shots of Mussolini in uniform adored by followers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    676.04
    Media URN:
    32848
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:18:00 / 01:07:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1386

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