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  • Description

    Full title reads "WITH GLITTERING POMP - General Balbo - the idol of Italy - rivalling even Il Duce himself - takes over Governorship of Libya."

    Tripoli, Libya.

    This item starts with a soundtrack only - the picture appears at (01:49:04) and continues until the (01:49:52) when the picture disappears again and soundtrack continues until the end of the item (01:50:08).

    In the first part voiceover informs the audience of General Balbo's arrival to Tripoli.

    Second part, picture appears. Several shots of the battleship at sea. Marshal Italo Balbo on shore walking towards camera with some other high ranking Italian officers and accompanied with a lady - could be his wife. General Balbo shakes hands with Libyan dignitaries. Close up shot of Balbo and the woman.

    Four Libyan solders on horseback march in front of General Balbo's car. Procession moves slowly through crowded street. People cheer. Car stops and General Balbo gets out. Crowds around the building cheer. Balbo waves from the top of stairs.

    Picture disappears again. Soundtrack continues until the end of the item - mainly music.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    8502
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    773.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:31:00 / 01:50:14:00
    Canister:
    34/9
    Sort Number:
    34/009
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Colonialism Libya balbo Italian Libya Libya
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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