• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh on visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Royal visit to Africa".

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    L/S city. L/S airport building. Various shots men laying red carpet on airport tarmac. M/S military band. L/S Emperor Haile Selassie waiting. L/S Royal VC10 aeroplane landing. L/S Crown Prince of Ethiopia. Various shots Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/U schoolboys waving. M/S Queen and Haile Selassie, Crown prince and Duke follows. Various shots Queen and Duke travelling through streets of Addis Ababa in horse drawn carriage, they pass cheering crowds. The horse drawn carriage arrives at Royal Palace, where brass band welcomes visitors. Various lions and sentry guards in Palace grounds. Various shots Haile Selassie and Royal visitors at banquet table.

    L/S United Nations headquarters, Africa House. Various shots Queen and Duke visiting Africa House, they look at huge stained glass window. Various shots schoolgirls in Haile Selassie sports stadium putting on exercise display. M/S Queen with racehorse - a gift to Emperor. Queen feeds the horse a sugar lump. Various shots tribal horsemen in traditional costumes charging around race track with spears raised in demonstration for Queen and Duke.

    Note: for longer version of this story see record for "Royal Tour of Ethiopia", also in 65/12.

    Note: commemorative programme on file.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:41:00 / 01:16:32:00

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