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Benito Mussolini Wants World Peace


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British Movietone News


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Date Released
5 Jan 1931
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Benito Mussolini Wants World Peace
  2. 2Americans Honour English Author
  3. 3Would I Were a Boy Again
  4. 4Chelsea Arts Ball Midnight Gala


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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Benito Mussolini Wants World Peace. DESCRIPTION: If the nations of the world could see and speak to each other, there would be no more war ... Benito Mussolini inaugurates for British Movietone News epic policy of World peace. In this exclusive pronouncement addressed to the English-speaking people, Signor Mussolini rejects and repudiates the insinuation that Italy wants to prepare for war. He recalls his experiences of war as a private soldier ... "How can anyone think" he demanded, "that I should look without horror upon the eventuality of war." SHOTLIST: Close shots of Mussolini speaking. CU Wearing morning dress.
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