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    Item title reads - King Amanullah (Ammanullah, Amannullah) of Afghanistan... gets first contact with Western civilisation on arrival in Italy. Rome.

    L/S of the royal carriage driving down the street followed by mounted Guards. Various shots as it rides through the city.

    Intertitle - 'Imposing parades of naval, military and air force, with great ceremonial, were held in his honour.'

    L/S of a row of aeroplanes with propellors turning. L/S of the King stood there, L/S as he inspects an airship. M/S of him chatting to a man. L/S as they watch mounted Guards jump fences.

    Intertitle - 'At the Unknown Warrior's grave.'

    M/S as he approaches the memorial and climbs the steps followed by other dignitaries. L/S of the memorial. L/S as they all descend the steps afterwards and walk along. People salute as he approaches his car.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33628
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    712.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:53:00 / 01:33:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1468
    Sort Number:
    G 1468
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    PMP - Afghanistan
  • Stills

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

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