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Pre-WWII - 1930s: Italian Military Review

Reel Number: 220572-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1930s

Country: Italy

Location: Rome

TC Begins: 23:34:34

TC Ends: 23:40:24

Duration: 00:05:50

Pre-WWII - 1930s: Italian Military Review Huge military parade - including barrage balloons, some with gondolas in parade. Cavalry. Placards spelling out Viva Mussolini. Crowds cheering and waving hats. Troops running across field followed by charging cavalry. Military march past, Colosseum / Coliseum in background. Mussolini on horseback reviews. VIPs on horseback including Mussolini ride past group of young Fascists. Dignitaries, guests on podium. American - Marconi ? at microphone says there might be something in Italy which is interesting to Americans, continues saying great pleasure to meet you all and his friend Sarnoff who is standing with him. Says he is in Italy to learn more about radio and watch return of Italy to normality. Good shots Mussolini speaking from balcony, gesturing. Pope or Cardinal ? speaking. Various short cuts Mussolini speaking. Pre-WW2; Dictator;

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