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  • Short Summary

    French President Charles de Gaulle visits Jibuti and Addis Ababa.

  • Description

    Jibuti (Djibouti) & Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Various shots of French President General Charles de Gaulle arriving at Jibuti and being welcomed by the people. MS. Small group with independence banners is seen. MS. General de Gaulle laying wreath at war memorial. MS. Panning shot of General de Gaulle passing in open car. MS. From moving car past crowded pavements. Various shots of a minor demonstration for independence in Jibuti, some people are arrested but police quell serious trouble. Some people lay injured on the pavements. MS. General de Gaulle with Emperor of Ethiopia (Abyssinia) Haile Selassie on his arrival in Addis Ababa. MS. They climb into royal coach. Various shots of the coach making its way to the palace. Various shots of General De Gaulle meeting the general public in street and shaking hands.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 31/08/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3216.05
    Media URN:
    89986
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:43:00 / 01:21:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4194 C

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