• Short Summary

    Italian and Abyssinian troops make preparations for a war against each other.

  • Description

    Item title reads - War clouds break. Latest pictures from Abyssinia. (Ethiopia).

    L/S of Italian troops walking along to their ship ready to leave for Abyssinia, the ship sets off and they all wave madly. M/S of Benito Mussolini kissing a man's cheeks after presenting him with something. M/S of a formation of aeroplanes flying overhead.

    M/S of Abyssinians dancing and playing drums. M/S as their army marches along. M/S of soldiers standing to attention. M/S of the soldiers wearing patterned cloth and feathers whilst holding spears and shields. Various shots of them walking or riding through the country ready for battle with the Italians.

    Note: the pictures finishes at 01:37:23 but the commentary continues.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    841.18
    Media URN:
    12081
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:01:00 / 01:37:30:00
    Canister:
    35/80

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