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  • Short Summary

    Benito Mussolini visits Tripoli in North Africa.

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    Libya, North Africa.

    Title: "With Mussolini in Tripoli - first pictures of Italian Dictator since attempted assassination (note his bandaged nose)".

    M/S of the great dictator in military uniform standing on the deck of a battleship, an officer salutes at him. M/S of Benito Mussolini and a large entourage of officials walking down a wide avenue, carpets have been laid for him to walk on, the dictator waves regally at his African subjects watching from the side of the street. M/S of the dictator surrounded by a crowd of people, next to them are a row of men on horseback in traditional African costume.

    M/S of Mussolini and three officers meeting a group of small children and their teacher. Top shot of the Mussolini party walking around an ancient ruined temple. High angled L/S of a military parade through the streets of Tripoli. M/S of Mussolini giving a speech from a balcony, the bandage on his nose is clearly visible.

    M/S, looking down the tiers of a spectator stand, of military cadets with their right arms stretched out in a fascist salute. High angled shot of a military band on horseback in a parade ground. M/S of Mussolini on horseback, saluting. M/S of a troop of soldiers in tropics uniforms marching across the parade ground.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:54:00 / 01:36:27:00
    G 1289

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