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  • Short Summary

    French General Maurice Sarrail welcomes Essad Pasha; leader of the Albanians; on his arrival at Salonika (Thessaloniki); Greece; during World War One.

  • Description

    French General Maurice Sarrail welcomes Essad Pasha; leader of the Albanians; on his arrival at Salonika (Thessaloniki); Greece; during World War One in 1916.

    Shot of several men on the dock; ship in the harbour; other ships in BG. Essad Pasha steps on to dock from a boat; assisted by captain from boat and a few men on dock; one of them steps back; salutes. General Sarrail arrives; walks quickly toward Pasha. Next; shot of a military welcome as about 15 men; including the Albanian leader (who holds a salute as he walks) walk along wide street; past long line of soldiers. Pan as Pasha & Sarrail cut across; leading the little procession across street and into a building. CU Pasha in uniform; standing on balcony or roof; city buildings below - top of his head is out of frame.

    International diplomacy.

    G 394 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.20
    Media URN:
    71571
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:33:00 / 01:27:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 023 I

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