This morning, the Emperor of Ethiopia attended the church service to mark the Battle of Adowa in which the Ethiopian forces beat an invading Italian colonial forces.
Emperor's thrown being carried into position outside the church; ceremonial banner with Emperor's picture; zoom into his face; many shots of armed guards and crowds of people outside the church; many CU faces; shots of hagger; Cu soldiers; general shots of soldiers etc.
shots of church priests etc out of the church; CU shots of crosses and faces; Emperor out of church followed by his former Prime Minister and several former Ministers (please note the new Prime Minister did NOT attend the service); many shots of the Emperor; Emperor going round the church behind a colourful procession; several shots of Emperor talking with the High Priest (leader of the Ethiopian orthodox church - Abunna Thewtolose); more general shots of Emperor seated; shots of singing etc.
many shots of Emperor seated and church service continues; more same; CU shots of the Emperor; Emperor departs; many shots of Emperor's car following by troops (all around the car) drives away; more same.
please note on Roll TWO before singing there are shots of former Prime Minister seated with other FORMER cabinet Ministers.
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Background: This morning, the Emperor of Ethiopia attended the church service to mark the Battle of Adowa in which the Ethiopian forces beat an invading Italian colonial forces.
The Emperor was guarded by troops from the Imperial guard, numbering in hundreds, fully armed.