• Short Summary

    Duke of Aosta leaves Italy to take up position as Viceroy of Abyssinia (Ethiopia).

  • Description

    Title reads: "Naples".

    Italy.

    Duke of Aosta, new Viceroy of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) leaves for Africa. Various shots of Duke and wife boarding Italian battleship. Troops of soldiers and sailors stand to attention. Large crowds wait on quayside to see ship depart. Other ships in harbour fire canons in honour of Duke. Some good C/Us of Duke and young wife on deck of ship with other dignitaries.

    According to narrator, the Duke is a member of Italian Royal Family. Departure is accompanied by lots of pomp and ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.14
    Media URN:
    16174
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:01:00 / 01:09:32:00
    Canister:
    37/102

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