• Short Summary

    The Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax arrive in Rome, Italy.

  • Description

    Rome Italy.

    Full titles read: "THE PRIME MINISTER IN ROME"

    M/S's of the Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood) sitting at a table with other government officials. L/S's of Benito Mussolini (Ill Duce) waiting on the platform as the train pulls into the station, waiting with him is his son-in-law Count Ciano. L/S of Chamberlain shaking hands with Mussolini. M/S's of Chamberlain inspecting the Dardinian Grenadiers. Various shots of large crowds lining the streets as Chamberlain are driven through Rome in an open car.

    L/S of the car pulling up outside the Villa Madama. The commentator interestedly remarks - "We wonder perhaps how far he dare hope that his policy of Appeasement will be carried forward. How much more securely he can ensure peace in our time." M/S's of Chamberlain and Mussolini inside the large old building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    995.30
    Media URN:
    19412
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:37:00 / 01:24:35:00
    Canister:
    39/5

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