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  • Short Summary

    Moulay Youssef, Sultan of Morocco, opens a new mosque in Paris.

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    Title reads: "Sultan of Morocco inaugurates magnificent new Mosque in Paris".

    M/S of a troop of Moroccan soldiers on horseback trotting past the walls of the new mosque. Panning M/S of the Sultan, Moulay Youssef (aka Mulai Yusef), and his entourage of Moroccan and French men walking through mosque's courtyard garden. L/S of Sultan and party entering another courtyard filled with a crowd of men. Panning shot follows the Sultan as he walks past the crowd and through an arches doorway. There are lots of press photographers talking his picture.

    Cuts/ out takes start at 01:35:39. M/S of traditionally dressed Moroccan men walking around cloisters of mosque. Various shots of a crowd of Arab men and boys waiting behind a cordon outside the mosque, some good C/Us of the men, including the Sultan. M/S of a traditional Moroccan musicians standing next to their instruments. Various shots of Moroccan men drinking from a fountain. M/S of Moroccan man decorated with medals (the Sultan?) patting the nose of a horse. M/S of two Moroccans on horseback. Various shots of troop of Moroccan soldiers on horseback riding through Paris streets, watched by a crowd of Parisians.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:12:00 / 01:40:02:00
    G 1313

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