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L' ultimo esploratore - vita e avventure del barone Franchetti (2013)

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On 7 August 1935 an Italian aircraft S 81, left Rome and directed in Asmara, fell in flames near Cairo. In the accident, died Luigi Razza, Minister of Public Works and the explorer Raimondo Franchetti.

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Afdera Franchetti ...
Herself
Antonio Pantano ...
Himself
Alessandro D'Antonio ...
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Raimondo Franchetti ...
Himself (archive footage)
Alberto Franchetti ...
Himself (archive footage)
Guido Franchetti ...
Himself (archive footage)
Benito Mussolini ...
Himself (archive footage)
Paolo Vinassa De Regny ...
Himself (archive footage)
Ludovico Nesbitt ...
Himself (archive footage)
Haile Selassie ...
Himself (archive footage)
Margherita Levi ...
Herself (archive footage)
Mario Craveri ...
Himself (archive footage)
Erminio De Filippi ...
Himself (archive footage)
Saverio Patrizi ...
Himself (archive footage)
Emilio De Bono ...
Himself (archive footage)
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On 7 August 1935 an Italian aircraft S 81, left Rome and directed in Asmara, fell in flames near Cairo. In the accident, died Luigi Razza, Minister of Public Works and the explorer Raimondo Franchetti. The causes of the disaster were never clarified, but on the national and foreign press was talk of sabotage, saying the goal was to kill the Baron Franchetti. Franchetti became famous for the expedition organized in Danakil, a lavish event and unmatched. From 1929 to 1935 the year of his death, Franchetti effected on behalf of Mussolini subversive operations to destabilize the power of Haile Selassie in Ethiopia. For this reason, it was suspected that he was the target of an attack, suspected validated by the fact that many knew it was a spy. Thanks to Professor 'Antonio Pantano', son of 'Edward Pantano', who was a close collaborator of the Minister 'Luigi Razza', in this documentary seeks to understand the real causes of the mysterious incident that killed the explorer and the Italian ... Written by Daruma

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