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Guildhall, London, England: GV Ceremony outside Guildhall. GTV Lord Mayor, Sir Noel V. Bowater & Haile Selassie in procession into Library of Guildhall. CU Ditto. BIG GV Int. Guildhall. SCU Selassie & Mayor seated on Throne. TV Recorder of City, Sir Gerald Dodson, reading address:-(Nat.sd.) STV Ditto:-(Nat.sd.) SV Duke & Duchess of Gloucester & Archbishop of Canterbury watching. STV Mayor presenting Selassie with casket & speaking. (Nat.sd.)-CUTV Selassie takes casket & hands it to Aide. SV Selassie speaking in native tongue. (Nat.sd.) TV Abyssinians carrying elephant tusks with Emperor gives to City of London. CU Selassie & Mayor looking on. TV Assembly looking at tusks. SV Man putting tusks on ground. SV Mayor & Selassie.
TV Sir Gerald Dodson speaks:-
"May it please your Imperial Majesty, we .. the Lord Mayor, Alderman & Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled, eagerly acclaim the occasion of your Imperial Majesty's visit to this country as an opportunity to offer you a warm and sincere welcome." STV ... "And we trust that this visit may be the means of strengthening the bonds of friendship and mutual understanding between our peoples."
STV Lord Mayor, Sir Noel V. Bowater:-
"Your Imperial Majesty, I have the great honour of presenting you with this Casket on behalf of the City of London."
Royalty; Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1930-1974), London; Ceremonies - Local Government; Personalities - Local Government; Sir N????el Vansittart Bowater (1892-1984), Great Britain
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