• Short Summary

    A new archbishop is selected in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Description

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Africa.

    Various shots of Chief Priests gathered inside and outside a church at Addis Ababa for the selection of a new archbishop for the 'ancient Coptic church'. Viceroy Rodolfo Grazziani of Italy (Marquess of Neghelli) speaks to a man in the crowd; he is there to show his country's recognition of Abyssinia's chief priest.

    After the ceremony the people sing and play drums in a procession to celebrate their new chief priest and their new Italian rulers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    949.42
    Media URN:
    16202
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:17:00 / 01:33:36:00
    Canister:
    38/2

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