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  • Short Summary

    De Gaulle meets the crowds, lunches with Crown Prince Harar and says farewell at the airport.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - some dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    VS President General Charles de Gaulle of France and the Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia leave a new building (possibly a school or a hospital) and walk along shaking hands with young men and girls in the crowd. VS The Crown Prince, Duke Harar, son of Emperor Selassie, and his wife greeting guests as they arrive at the Palace for a luncheon, among the arrivals are the French President and Madame de Gaulle. VS The de Gaulles posing for photographs with the Emperor Haile Selassie and their hosts inside Palace. MS Other luncheon guests pose for the camera. MS Exterior of Palace.

    LS Military band and parade waiting at Addis Ababa airport. CU Guard of Honour. MS Sign: "Addis Ababa" on airport building with Imperial Lion insignia above. VS Scenes at Addis Ababa Airport with de Gaulle walking past Guard of Honour and shaking hands with Emperor Haile Selassie and Ethiopian ministers and officials at this official departure. De Gaulle mounts steps and waves before entering the the plane. MS Haile Selassie saluting the plane as it taxis away. VS Ethiopian troops and a military band marching across airport. LS De Gaulle's plane taking off in the background.

    Note: Date on original record: 02/09/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3213.05
    Media URN:
    89957
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:18:00 / 01:25:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 4173 A

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