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    Fifty-three killed, two hundred wounded in Dessye air raid. Haile Selassie reaches GHQ just before?

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    Semi view pan. from plane to another plane and Abyssinians. Semi view of Emperor. Semi view of Emperor walking to plane, cu. of Emperor past camera and into plane. Shot of plane leaving, Abyssinian's in forged. Long view jpan. of plane taking off. Gen. air view of Addis Ababa. Gen. Air view of Mt. Barrier near Addis. Gen. air view of water logged creators of extinct Volcanoes. Gen. air view of Mts. and big gen. air view of Mts. High air view of the small town of Dessye. Semi view of army tent and guard, Semi view of pressmen & journalists seated outside tent eating. Cu. of pressmen eating food. Semi views of Paramount News lorry 7 camera man talking to man. Semi view of Paramount lorry and cameraman drawing sword. Semi view of native taking case from lorry. Gen. view of Iatlaian planes lined up on ground with pilots in foreground. Semi view of plane being pulled past camera. Cu. of skull and crossbones with the swords La Desperata. Semi view of men taking bomb out of case, and semi view of mechanics placing bombs under plane. Cu. of men fixing bomb to plane. Long view of three bombing planes taking off. Long view of planes towards showing aerodrome in distance, planes over camera. Air view from plane of Mt. Gen. air view and Semi air view of Dessye. Semi air view of the Emperor's palace at Dessye. Semi view of Emperor standing with son. Very good cu. of the Emperor.

    Royalty; Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1930-1974), Italian-Abyssinian Conflict; Ethiopia; Air Raids and War Damage; Camera Effects
    Background: Fifty-three killed, two hundred wounded in Dessye air raid. Haile Selassie reaches GHQ just before attack.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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