• Short Summary

    President of France Charles de Gaulle arrives to Ethiopia on peace mission.

  • Description

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Abyssinia).

    LV. The Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie and the Crown Prince on the aerodrome awaiting arrival of President of France Charles de Gaulle. SV. The Emperor. SV. De Gaulle and Madame de Gaulle walking down steps of aircraft. De Gaulle shakes hands with the Emperor. SV. De Gaulle receives flowers. SCU. Guard of Honour. SV. De Gaulle and the Emperor walk towards camera. LV. Large group of Ethiopian officers. SV. De Gaulle and the Emperor step into coach. SV. Ethiopian officer on horseback. SV. Pan, coach drives away. GV. Mass of Ethiopian people running alongside the coach, & LV. SV. Outriders. SV. Pan, Madame de Gaulle riding in open coach with the Crown Prince. GV. As procession makes its way to the Emperor's palace. SV. Pan, the Emperor with de Gaulle in coach as it enters the palace grounds. SV. Guard of Honour. SV. De Gaulle and Emperor out of coach and up steps. GV. The Emperor's palace. SV. De Gaulle and Emperor both at salute on steps of palace. SV. Officer. SV. One of the Emperor's lions roaring. LV. Interior, reception for de Gaulle, waiters walking across room carrying trays of wine. LV. De Gaulle, the Emperor and Madame de Gaulle. SV. Personalities at reception. SV. De Gaulle and Emperor chatting together, & SCU.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:50:00 / 01:27:22:00

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