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  • Short Summary

    Celebrations for new Sultan of Morocco in Fez and La Medina.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Sultan of Morocco in Fez.

    On the road leading from Casablanca to Rabat and Fez. Troops passing on trucks and armoured cars. 10,000 Berbers are assembled near Fez, among whom are 3,000 horsemen. Awaiting the ceremony of the afternoon, the horsemen stage a fantasia. Horsemen take up their places along the road.

    La Medina, near Mechouar, biggest city of Morocco. People line the route - men play drums and pipes. Procession going past. Armed police survey people. Dates and milk are offered to Sultan, Sidi Mohammed Ben Moulay Arafa, who remains in his car for security measures.

    At the Palace, notabilities of Fez are presented. Entering the throne-hall. Grand Vizir (Si El Kittani, Chief of Religious Brotherhood in Morocco) goes to see the Sultan. Arrival of General Guillaume with several other military officials in white uniforms. General with Sultan.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2502.14
    Media URN:
    67780
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:30:00 / 01:50:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2550 C

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