• Short Summary

    Exiled Emperor, Haile Selassie, arrives in England.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Emperor of Abyssinia arrives in England".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Various shots of ocean liner, 'Orford' coming into harbour. M/S of Haile Selassie (Emperor of Abyssinia / Ethiopia) walking down gangplank. Crowds cheer on quayside. Several British dignitaries wait on quay to greet the exiled King. M/S of train passing camera, Selassie waves at crowds on platform from carriage window.

    London.

    Various shots of crowds on platform as train pulls in. People wave as Emperor and entourage walk down platform and get into waiting car. Massive crowds line streets as Emperor's car drives past.

    M/S of King's car arriving outside posh looking hotel. A woman presents the Emperor with a bouquet of flowers as he gets out of car. M/S of Emperor standing on balcony with son (Prince Makonnen?) and daughter (Princess Tsahai). Natural sound. Princess Tsahai gives speech thanking British people for their hospitality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    877.38
    Media URN:
    12899
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:15:00 / 01:54:47:00
    Canister:
    36/45

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