• Short Summary

    Despite the current state of relative peace existing at the moment both Abyssinians and Italians make preparations for war. Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

  • Description

    Item title reads - Defensive measures. Abyssinian tribes flock to Addis Ababa.

    Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

    L/S as Abyssinians walk into Addis Ababa in large crowds carrying guns and swords ready for a war. L/S of Haile Selassie on a balcony, the crowds surge forward. M/S of soldiers making bomb proof dugouts. M/S of others manning their guns in preparation. C/U of Italian consul Count Vinci at railway station seeing off Legation staff, and smiling and nodding at the camera. M/S of Red Cross also at railway station, C/U of a cross on one of the uniforms. M/S as supplies are loaded onto the train. Various shots of the Red Cross preparing to go to the north of the country.

    Note: the item starts at 01:00:23 after the Pathe titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    849.01
    Media URN:
    12128
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:01:48:00
    Canister:
    35/84

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