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  • Short Summary

    Emperor Haile Selassie crosses Eritrea border for the first time in state visit

  • Description

    Ponte Mareb, Eritrea/Ethiopia Border

    Ls. Eritrean officials forming welcoming party for Ethiopian party. LS. Car and escort coming over bridge. Haile Selassie getting out of car, with wife. LS. and MS. Haile Selassie and wife. LS. Cameramen and officials. LS. Andaragne Massaie making welcoming speech. LS. Haile Selassie speaking. LS. Cameramen and photographers at work. MS. Selassie cutting through ribbon. LS. Selassie and party walking over border into Eritrea. LS. Band playing. LS. Cars and escort driving off. LS. Troops and traffic coming over bridge. LS. White robed Eritreans looking on. LS. Band playing. LS. Eritreans looking on. (Mute Lav.)

    Note: SELASSIE, EMPRESS. WIFE OF EMPEROR OF ABYSSINIA, MASSAI, H.E. BITWODED ANDERAGNE ETHIOPIAN REPRESENTATIVE TO ERITREA (Also Son in law of Emperor Haile Selassie.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2614.14
    Media URN:
    78070
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:24:00 / 01:39:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 2473 D

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