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  • Short Summary

    Start of Royal Tour as Royal couple arrive and are welcomed at Asmara airport.

  • Description

    Asmara Airport, Hargeisa, Ethiopia.

    Arrival scenes at Asmara airport, Duke greeted by His Excellency Bitwoded Andaragachau Masai, Her Imperial Highness Princess Tenagne Woro, His Excellency Dedjasmatch Asfaha Woldemikael and other officials. Duke enters car and drives off. Princess Aida Desta. Scenes at the British Military cemetery, Duke accompanied by Brigadier General Abye Abebe. Duke lays wreath on cross. Duke signs Visitor's Book. Shots of cacti plants. GV.Haile Selassie Avenue. More scenes at British cemetery at Asmara. Scenes of "Dibaltig" massed horsemen racing to welcome the Duke. CU's. Duke and Duchess and party. GV.New airport building. Sheiks going away after ceremony. Arrival of Duke at Hargeisa. Guard of Honour. Crowd shots. Duke takes salute, inspects Guard of Honour. Crowd shots. Duke opens new airport building. Duke meets V.I.P's. Duke and party leave after ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2926.14
    Media URN:
    84393
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:11:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:38:00 / 01:41:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 3167 B

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