• Short Summary

    Exiled Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia arrives in Southampton in June 1936.

    Royalty; Emperor Haile?

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Southampton:
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    General view of ship in harbour guided by tugboat / Emperor Haile Selassie (holding hat) disembarking from ship and waving as crowd applauds SOT / Selassie along platform on to Pullman boat-train to London

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    Selassie sitting in carriage / Princess Teshai (daughter of Selassie) sitting in train carriage / Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen (later Emperor Amha Selassie) sitting in train carriage PAN to Duke of Harrar (aka Prince Makonnen) sitting next to him

    London:
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    Boat-train pulling into Waterloo Station as people crowd platform / High angle view of Selassie walking along platform and into car / BAck view of car away from Waterloo Station as people run after him / Mounted police officer holding crowd back / Selassie presented with large bunch of flowers by unidentified woman / Various views of Selassie on balcony of Ethiopian Embassy
    Background: Exiled Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia arrives in Southampton in June 1936.

    Royalty; Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1930-1974), Exiles; Empress Manen of Ethiopia; King Asfa Wessen of Ethiopia (1974-1975), Princess Tsehai of Ethiopia (1920-42), Great Britain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2Z7J6DUBRX3HCJ1RPVHL576C1
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Z7J6DUBRX3HCJ1RPVHL576C1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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