• Short Summary

    Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie is deposed by his son whilst abroad, but does regain power.

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    Item title reads - Ethiopia Crisis.

    Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie deposed by son Asfa Wossen whilst on state visit abroad. Selassie regains power on his return.

    M/S Haile Selassie coming down steps from aircraft at Accra international airport in Ghana, he is greeted by President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. M/S Ghanaians waving. M/S pan with Haile Selassie walking away from aircraft with Dr. Nkrumah. L/S massed crowds at airport watching. M/S Haile Selassie inspecting Guard of Honour of Ghana troops. C/U Ghanaian soldier. Various shots of Selassie inspecting Guard of Honour followed by Dr. Nkrumah. M/S Selassie receiving personalities under the canopy of state umbrellas, he shakes hands with a Ghanaian dressed in military uniform. C/U Selassie.

    M/S crowds at airport. C/U Ethiopian flag flying. M/S interior of Dr. Nkrumah's palace. M/S's Haile Selassie and Dr. Nkrumah sat together on settee. Library footage from 6 years previously of Queen Elizabeth II meeting Selassie. M/S as they shake hands. M/S Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, meeting Crown Prince Asfa Wossen at the same time. M/S Queen and Selassie walking off together. M/S Duke chatting to Asfa Wossen. L/S Ethiopian hills. L/S palace gates. C/U lion tied up outside. Interior C/U of Selassie and the Empress Waizero stood in state room. M/S other dignitaries. M/S of the couple.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:11:00 / 01:10:50:00

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