• Short Summary

    Haile Selassie and Sir Philip Mitchell sign treaty of independence for Ethiopia at Addis Ababa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SOLEMN PLEDGE REDEEMED AT ADDIS ABABA".

    Addis Ababa, Abyssinia.

    In the Royal Palace in Addis Ababa, Haile Selassie enters and signs an agreement between Britain and Ethiopia. Major General Sir Philip Mitchell signs for Britain. Treaty being sealed. C/U Selassie speaks into camera saying it is good that you are here to record this picture of him in his palace garden at Addis Ababa.

    L/S of Ethiopian flag flying. M/S of Selassie (?) in helmet, saluting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.16
    Media URN:
    43821
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:17:00 / 01:22:07:00
    Canister:
    42/38

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