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  • Short Summary

    The Diplomatic Corps present gifts to Haile Selassie on his Silver Jubilee.

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Abyssinia. The Diplomatic Corps present gifts to Haile Selassie on his Silver Jubilee.

    VS of preparations around the City for the Jubilee Celebrations. GV of the Palace. Jubilee preparations: General shots of decorations being put up. CU Arches being finished. Flags flying and stands erected for the day. Various shots near the palace. GV along the route. Arches being finished. GV of preparations. CUs of people working on decorations. Last minute touches to preparations, men working on decorations, etc.

    The Emperor, Haile Selassie enters the Throne Room. The British Ambassador, Douglas Busk, leads the diplomats in. Various shots, as diplomats enter the throne room. The British Ambassador speaks on behalf of the corps. Presentations follow, after the speech. Shots of the presentations, led by the British Ambassador and followed by the American. Various members present all types of gifts. Diplomats being presented.

    (Lav.) More material may be on another tape - MD.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:16:00 / 02:02:40:00
    UN 2783 F

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