• Short Summary

    Haile Selassie lays foundation stone for Abyssinian parliament.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Addis Ababa. The Emperor of Abyssinia. 'King of Kings' ... who claims unbroken descent from King Solomon ... lays foundation stone of his country's first Parliament on 3rd anniversary of his Coronation."

    Addis Ababa, Abyssinia / Ethiopia.

    Various shots of procession carrying Emperor Haile Selassie to site of new Parliament building.

    Various shots of ceremony as the Emperor lays the foundation stone.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    741.22
    Media URN:
    6823
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:52:00 / 01:28:38:00
    Canister:
    33/102

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