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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Visit to Africa" - 65/12.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Royal Visit to Africa" 65/12.

    Various shots Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) with Emperor Haile Selassie on tour of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Most shots are same or similar to those in newsreel story. More shots of Queen, Duke and Emperor at banquet (dimly lit). More shots lion guarding grounds of palace. Various shots mosque. Various shots soldiers hoisting up Ethiopian flags. More shots military parade escorting royal carriage through streets of Addis Ababa. Various shots firework display. Royal couple watch gymnastics display in sports stadium. Queen petting racehorse. Tribesmen on horseback charge past the Queen. Brief shots Queen visiting World War II cemetery. Lots of general crowds and traffic scenes.

    Note: item comprises of 65/12 D and 65/12 E - transferred as one item.

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    Film ID:
    1792.07
    Media URN:
    55228
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:19:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:23:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    65/12 D & 65/12 E (Selected Originals)

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