• Short Summary

    Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, signs the documents giving him control of Eritrea.

  • Description

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    LV. Emperor Haile Selassie, Empress and dogs, leave Palace. SV. Army officers saluting. GV. Selassie with motorcycle escort driving to "Old Ghibbi" Imperial Palace. GV. Crowds outside Imperial Palace. SV. Another shot, crowds outside Imperial Palace. LV. Emperor addressing crowd from balcony. CU. Selassie addressing crowd from balcony. SCU. Empress. SV. Dignitaries on balcony. Imperial Princesses (SCU). SV. Emperor speaking from balcony. GV. Crowd. SV. Diplomats and others waiting in throne room. SV. Emperor entering throne-room. SCU. Diplomats watching. SCU. Emperor taking seat to sign the Federation Act between Eritrea and Ethiopia. CU. Selassie finishing signing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    28.46
    Media URN:
    27474
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:24:00 / 01:50:26:00
    Canister:
    52/76

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