• Short Summary

    French ambassador holds reception for Haile Selassie's children, Italian embassy packs up to leave for Djibouti.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Addis Ababa - the new political situation".

    Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

    C/Us of French flag and plaque reading "Republique Francais". Various shots of French Ambassador and wife, M. and Madame Bodard, welcoming Princess Tsaie and Prince Makonnen (children of Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie) into French Embassy from special reception.

    Various shots of Italian Embassy under armed guard. We see Ethiopian servants packing up embassy property. The embassy is moving to Djibouti (Italian territory). M/S of servants carrying cage containing Count Vinci's pet leopard. Various shots of Count Vinci walking down steps and getting into car. According to narrator he is becoming "voluntary prisoner until such time as he leaves the country".

    Note: for search purposes also use Princess Tsahai.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    859.03
    Media URN:
    12493
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:58:00 / 01:07:14:00
    Canister:
    35/86

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