• Short Summary

    Visit of Duke and Duchess of Gloucester to Ethiopia - They meet Emperor Haile Selassie.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Duke In Ethiopia".

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Visit of Duke and Duchess of Gloucester.

    GV Emperor's Imperial Palace. SV Pet lion on guard outside Palace. SV Ditto. SV Int. Duchess of Gloucester shaking hands with Emperor Haile Selassie. Duke of Gloucester shakes hands with Haile Selassie. SV Members of Royal household seated. GV Throne room. SV Emperor and Duke of Gloucester seated, Duke hands copy of Queen's speech to the Emperor.

    GV Ext. English School in Addis Ababa. Angle shot, sign "The English School". GV Duchess of Gloucester watching small group of English children playing in rubber pool. CU Pan, Duchess smiling as she walks through grounds. SV Two children sitting at desk in open air painting. GV Int. Classroom with children at work. Duchess in background. CU Duchess smiling and talking to English girl at her desk. SV Ext. English school children clapping. SV Pan, Duchess of Gloucester leaving school.

    GV Main gates leading to Emperor's Palace. CU Ethiopian soldier on guard. GV Int. Empress and Emperor together with Duke of Gloucester receiving personalities at reception before the banquet. SV Empress and Emperor. SV Duke and Duchess of Gloucester shaking hands with Ethiopian personalities. SV English people shaking hands with Emperor and Empress. SV Ethiopian ladies dressed in evening dresses and furs. SV Duchess of Gloucester talking to Emperor.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:04:00 / 01:51:47:00

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