• Short Summary

    Haile Selassie presents two elephant tusks to the City during a ceremony at Guildhall.

  • Description

    Guildhall, London.

    STV Emperor of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) Haile Selassie walking with the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Noel Bowater, up the centre isle inside the Guildhall, & SCU. LV pan, Selassie and Lord Mayor taking place on platform. GV ceremony. SV Address of Welcome being read to Selassie by the Recorder, Sir Gerald Dodson. SCU Selassie and Lord Mayor. CU Haile Selassie. SV group including Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. SV Lord Mayor presenting Address of Welcome in casket (natural sound). Haile Selassie. STV Selassie's gift of two giant elephant's tusks being brought in the Guildhall. SCU Selassie and Lord Mayor. LV tusks being placed on platform. SCU Lord Mayor thanking Selassie for gift, & STV. SCU elephant tusks, pan to Selassie and Lord Mayor, amid applause.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    252.12
    Media URN:
    30141
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:36:00 / 01:25:06:00
    Canister:
    54/82

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