• Short Summary

    Italian troops set off for Africa from port at Naples, large crowd see off the boats.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ITALIAN TROOPS SAIL Tense situation with Abyssinia. Battalions embark for Somaliland - part of Mussolini's measures to preserve peace.

    ITALY: Naples:

    Gen. top view and semi top view of troops towards thru streets. Gen. top view of ship at quay, troops embark. Long top view and semi top view of troops up gangway. Gen. view of ship, crowded with troops. Long view ship leaving quayside. Long top view of crowd waving. Semi view of troops packed on stern of ship Long view of Troopship away.

    Sound Effects:

    Off-stage voice describes troops leaving. Loud cheering of crowds at quayside.

    ABYSSINIA: Long view of warriors rushing towards on plain with Spears, Swords & rifles. Gen. view and semi view and CU. of Abyssinian Warriors showing and yelling.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about Abyssinian warriors..Loud yelling and shrieking of warriors.

    Ethiopia; Italy; Military - Active; Italian-Abyssinian Conflict
    Background: Italian troops set off for Africa from port at Naples, large crowd see off the boats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3JRDROAXQ83YRKQLY76BJ79CV
    Media URN:
    VLVA3JRDROAXQ83YRKQLY76BJ79CV
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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