• Short Summary

    Abyssinian troops leaving for Korea.

  • Description

    Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

    SV. Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, reviewed Ethiopian troops ready to go to Korea. SV. Angle shot, Ethiopian troops. CU. Soldier looking on. MV. Assembled troops and crowd. SCU. Archbishop blessing troops. CU. Archbishop. MV. Ethiopian troops presenting arms. MV. Flashback to tribesmen fighting Mussolini's invasion. Armed tribesmen charging with spears 1936, & SV. MV. Haile Selassie speaking at League of Nations in 1936, & CU. CU. Haile Selassie saluting Korea battalion, & SV. MV. Ethiopian troops marching past camera. SV. American officers watching. SV. Ethiopian troops marching past. MV. Planes zooming over as the troops march past.

    (F.G.) (Orig. 'O') (Tin 2)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1457.02
    Media URN:
    47700
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:33:00 / 01:02:28:00
    Canister:
    51/42

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