Footage of Sultan Mohammed V involved in procession with the military. Morocco.
Morocco's Sultan Mohammed V in procession.
Royalty; Morocco. Sultan Mohammed V (?) in a procession w/ military. Occasion unknown, but possibly coronation in 1927. Arab men some on horseback; some on foot; in yard w/ trees; moving away from camera; toward a wall w/ tall arch. Horses being led into stable; through another arched doorway in white wall. Group of military men in uniforms stand talking to sultan. Shot of the young Sultan in white robes & head-dress; posing in front of a beautiful mosaic fireplace. Older man appears next to him in same location. 4 men walk along w/ a pony pulling a small carriage.
Sultan rides white horse ; accompanied by a crowd of men walking; they all exit the courtyard. Scene now wide open space outside walls; procession in progress. The soldiers march around; first row beating drums; most of the others carrying long rifles w/ bayonets. Also in this procession is the Sultan on horseback w/ his white-robed entourage; 1 man holds up an umbrella on a long pole to shield the Sultan from the sun. Scenes of crowds of people watching the proceedings. CU 2 women in robes; veils; w/several young children. Shot from high above looking down at the crowd and the marchers. Shot looking out over rooftops; parade in street below.