• Short Summary

    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.

  • Description


    Roll One
    200 ft


    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.



    Roll TWO
    200 ft


    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.



    Roll THREE
    200 ft


    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.




    Initials


    please note on Roll TWO before singing there are shots of former Prime Minister seated with other FORMER cabinet Ministers.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4Q88U8Z107MDW7PC24HL3SGAF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4Q88U8Z107MDW7PC24HL3SGAF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:13:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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