• Short Summary

    The people of Italy celebrate the 20th anniversary of their entry into the First World War (The Great War / World War One) and their recent victory in Abyssinia with troops parading, gymnastics displays and an appearance by the dictator Benito Mussolini.

  • Description

    ITALY: Rome:
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    **Original commentary overlaid throughout SOT**
    General view of troops gathered next to the Arch of Constantine / General views and close up of Benito Mussolini (Prime minister of Italy aka Il Duce) along on horseback / High angle view of military parade with the Colosseum (the Roman Colosseum) in the background / General views of young fascists (mostly 8 year old boys according to the voiceover) from the Opera Nazionale Balilla marching along acompanied by woman doing Mussolini salute (fascist salute) / Libyan troops running along holding rifles above their heads / High angle view and general views of gymnastics display in the Mussolini Forum stadium as Mussolini looks on from stage, next to microphones / High angle view of political rally in Venice Square / Various views of peole in the crowd shouting for Mussolini SOT / Good shot of Mussolini (wearing helmet with white feather) appearing at balcony smiling
    Background: The people of Italy celebrate the 20th anniversary of their entry into the First World War (The Great War / World War One) and their recent victory in Abyssinia with troops parading, gymnastics displays and an appearance by the dictator Benito Mussolini.

    Children; Italian-Abyssinian Conflict; Italy; Sport; Ceremonies - Political; Celebrations - Victory

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF2BTPA79XWPOG7UR7217QNFD8
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2BTPA79XWPOG7UR7217QNFD8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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