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  • Short Summary

    Material from the Italian invasion of Abyssinia.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Abyssinia / Ethiopia.

    Plane taxies. Leading Italian officer talks to other officers. Ethiopian people are also there to greet him. (Not clear why). The leader sets off in a car. They stop off at the roadside to meet other Italian forces. Abyssinian tribal leaders meet and talk to Italian officer.

    Views of city on River bank. Small boat in harbour. Views around city, not clear whether this is Addis Ababa. Troops gather and celebrate. Leading Italians arrive in city. Shots of local citizens looking on. African troops dance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    552.04
    Media URN:
    58445
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:45:00 / 01:20:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 90 A Roll 2

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