Emperor Haile Selassie at religious procession in Addis Ababa, Italian troops leave for service in North Africa.
Full title reads: "The Ethiopian situation. Activities in Italy and Abyssinia".
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (aka Abyssinia).
Various shots Emperor Haile Selassie attending religious procession through city streets to celebrate day of Holy Cross. Emperor watches from platform as soldiers and tribesmen parade past. Narrator explains Ethiopians are mainly Christian. We see Emperor's car passing through streets lined with guard of honour of Ethiopian troops.
Various shots of Italian soldiers saying farewell to loved ones - lots of shots of Italian couples kissing passionately. Various shots of ships with crowds of soldiers waving from the decks. More crowds wave on quayside. We see troopships depart from port. The soldiers are embarking for service in North Africa.
Note: mute neg ends before sound track. Pictures stops at 01:10:08.