• Short Summary

    Wedding scenes from the marriage of Crown Prince Asfao and Princess Woleto of Abyssinia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Adis Ababa. Wedding Bells in ... Abyssinia! The Crown Prince Asfao weds Princess Woleto Israel at St. George's Cathedral."

    Adis Ababa, Abyssinia, Ethiopia.

    As church bells chime we see Crown Prince Asfao and his bride on the steps of St. George's Cathedral. They both wear crowns and elaborate wedding clothes. They are surrounded by other Abyssinian nobles. A sunshade is being held over their heads.

    Pan up the front of the cathedral to the tower where the bell is ringing.

    The Crown Prince is seen in a carriage.

    A large parade of men on horseback travels down a crowd lined street.

    Shots of the carriage bearing the happy couple from their wedding.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    677.26
    Media URN:
    5050
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:46:00 / 01:41:30:00
    Canister:
    32/48

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