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  • Short Summary

    Ethiopian Emperor, Haile Selassie, visits Mosque in Woking.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Woking".

    Surrey.

    Emperor (King) Haile Selassie of Ethiopia (Abyssinia) visits the Woking mosque. M/S of the Emperor arriving at mosque with Dr. Martin (ex-Abyssinian Minister) and Ras Kasa (former commander of Ethiopian Northern Armies). Scots pipers follow the Emperor, playing bagpipes.

    M/S of the Emperor and other dignitaries sitting inside a marquee. Sir Archibald Hamilton, dressed in full Scots regalia (kilt and tam-o'-shanter), gives a speech. The Emperor gives a speech thanking Great Britain for their sympathy concerning Italy's invasion of Ethiopia.

    Note: sound track is missing.

    Note: item originally part of News in a Nutshell. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    891.25
    Media URN:
    13124
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:24:00 / 01:48:20:00
    Canister:
    36/69

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  1. Tracy Welch says

    Sir Archibald Hamilton is my grandfather.

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