• Short Summary

    General Balbo and his air crew get warm welcome in Chicago. Balbo is made an Indian Chief.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Italian Air Armada receives tumultuous welcome on arrival at Chicago."

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of the Italian air force formation flying group who have flown in flying boats across the Atlantic. Planes come down to land.

    A small launch boat brings Marshal / General Italo Balbo in to land. Sailors salute as Balbo comes off launch.

    MS Balbo (at Night) shouting 'Viva Chicago, Viva America'.

    Intertitle reads: "General Balbo is made Indian Chief and renamed 'Chief Flying Eagle'!"

    Shot of Native Americans (American Indians / Red Indians) performing traditional dance. General Balbo is wearing a head-dress of feathers. CU Balbo in head dress.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.22
    Media URN:
    6566
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:49:00 / 01:31:27:00
    Canister:
    33/60

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