• Short Summary

    The Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie visits the George Cross Island on his way to Britain.

  • Description

    Malta.

    GV Malta, the George Cross Island, (harbour). LV Guard of Honour lined up on Luqa airfield as Selassie's plane - the Atlanta - comes in to land. SV Guard of Honour. SV & SCU Haile Selassie, the Emperor of Ethiopia (Abyssinia) saluting at top of aircraft steps. SV Guard of Honour. SV Selassie with Malta's Governor, Sir Robert Laycock, on his right shakes hands with His Grace the Archbishop of Malta, Reverend Michael Gonzi, then moves forward to shake hands with Admiral Earl Mountbatten. SV people watching. GV Royal procession through main streets, en route to Palace. CU pan, Selassie waving from car. SV Guard of Honour lined up in square in front of Palace. SV pan, Selassie walking into Palace with Governor. GV St. Paul's Island, pan to Selassie and party overlooking Island. CU The Duke of Harar, Selassie's son. BV Selassie looking through binoculars, at island. LV island. SCU Selassie looking through binoculars.

    (Lav.) (Orig.J.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    194.09
    Media URN:
    30000
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:22:00 / 01:23:35:00
    Canister:
    54/79

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