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    Amman, Transjordan (Jordan).

    The palace of King Abdullah of Transjordan. A car arriving.

    Several shots of the King with dignitaries in palace. Seated in chair, audience around - dark shots.

    Various shots of the Arab Legion soldiers getting ready for the parade in desert. Various shots of the troops parading - large military parade - men on foot, horseback, camels, armoured cars, trucks with weapons etc.

    According to the paperwork, the King Abdullah of Transjordan is watching the parade - no shots of the King. Various shots of the crowd of people watching the parade.

    Various scenic shots of the Arabic town, possibly Jordan. Good shots of the old Greek amphitheatre and other building in ruins.

    Cut back to ceremony inside the palace. King standing with Moslem priest reading something - possibly praying. Dignitaries seated, watching the ceremony, dark shots.

    Note in the old file reading - Born 1882, appointed King April 1921, assassinated July 1951. This is the ceremony of independence, not the coronation.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    63146
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2112.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:47:00 / 01:10:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 1499 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1499 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    King Abdullah I Jordan National Library of Jordan Arab Leaders
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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