• Short Summary

    Various clips form newsreels about Mussolini from 1936 to his death in 1945.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Italy. Massive crowd in square. Benito Mussolini looks out from balcony. Various views of Il Duce waving. (Possibly from 36/84 March on Rome - Anniversary celebrations)

    Intertitle reads: "Rome". Field Marshal Hermann Goering and his wife, Emmy, arrive at railway station. He chats to Mussolini. (section from 37/6)

    Intertitle reads: "Italians Goose Step for Hitler". Parade of young cadets and troops through Rome. Shot of Adolf Hitler and Mussolini as they watch the parade. Men march past with spades. Cadets. CU of goosestepping feet. More parading. (section from 38/38).

    Intertitle reads: "Berlin. Paris. Rome." German troops hold back crowds. Hitler in an open car drives through crowd lined, cheering streets. Lots of swastikas. Shots from Paris, France and the return of Prime Minister Edouard Daladier. The crowds sing the French National Anthem. Rome. King Victor-Emmanuel III greets Mussolini as he arrives back at Rome station. Night motorcade through cheering crowds. Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia. Hitler enters under the border post. German officer eat a meal with Hitler outside. Hitler drives through crowd lined, flower covered, streets. (section from 38/80).

    No title - Italian troops march through streets - they are volunteer fighters returning from the Spanish Civil War. Italian troops on troop ships. (section from 38/85)

    Neville Chamberlain in Rome for visit, with Mussolini and Lord Halifax (section of 39/5)

    Intertitle reads: "Invasion of Albania". Italian troops enter Albania on boats. They leave the docks on bicycles and tanks. Count Galeazzo Ciano takes charge. (section from 39/31)

    Scenes at the end of Mussolini in Milan. Body being kicked and spat on and then strung up by the feet, together with that of his mistress Clara Petacci. Quick shot of Vidkun Quisling. More material of death of Mussolini (section from 45/46)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:27:18:00
    UN 52 H

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