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  • Short Summary

    Royal tour of Ethiopia continues with wreath-laying ceremony at British cemetery.

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    LS. Group of nurses and doctors and Mrs. Pankhurst's statue can be seen in the centre. CU. Mrs. Pankhurst 's statue, pan along line of nurses and doctors. MS. Ethiopian women performing dance with sticks. CU. Duke of Gloucester, pan to show Duchess of Gloucester talking to Ethiopian woman. CU. Duchess of Gloucester and Ethiopian woman. Various shots of Ethiopian women wearing saris performing dance. LS. Motorcycle escort followed by Royal car, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester alight and are greeted by priest. LS. Duchess of Gloucester and priest, followed by Duke of Gloucester making their way up steps toward church. LS. Party entering church. MS. Congregation in church. LS.Church. LS. Royal cars with church in b.g. LS.CU. Ethiopian men and women walking along road, some holding up umbrellas. GV. Road leading to gates of cemetery. CU. Gates of cemetery, through which memorial can be seen. GV's. Graves. LS.CU. Duke of Gloucester entering cemetery, being handed wreath which he places at foot of memorial, he walks away. CU. Wreath, pan up war memorial. 2 shots of Duke of Gloucester walking around cemetery, where he looks at the graves of three French officers. LS. Duke of Gloucester shaking hands with Colonel Wright, Chief of Police. MS.Duke shaking hands and talking with man on crutches. MS.Duke signing book. LS.Duke coming out of cemetery gates and walking toward camera. GV.Royal car being driven along road. MS. Children walking past camera. GV. Main Ethiopian road, which shows traffic and people, also woman with pitcher on her back. MS. Woman carrying water pitcher on her back. MS.Various shots of lorry loads of Ethiopian soldiers passing camera. Various shots of Duke and Duchess at Embassy dinner with Duchess sitting on sofa next to Emperor Haile Selasse. (shot in very bad light).


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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:39:00 / 01:19:21:00
    UN 3158 F

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