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  • Short Summary

    Sultan of Morocco leaves Casablanca and arrives in France.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Sultan of Morocco, Sidi Mohammed Ben Youssef, visits France.

    Various shots of Sultan with French and Moroccan officials on quayside at Casablanca, Morocco, a band plays. Spectators clamber onto scaffolding to see Sultan. Sultan, Prince Moulay Hassan, his brother and step brother walk onto gangplank. Sultan shakes hands with French naval officers. L/S ship "Patrie". Sultan on deck of ship. L/S ship "George Leygues". More shots Sultan on quayside, he shakes hands with Moroccan delegate. African guardsman. More shots ships on quayside.

    Various shots procession down Champs Elysees, Paris. Sultan rides in car with President Vincent Auriol. More shots Sultan on quayside Casablanca - similar to shots at start. Sultans train at platform of Garde du Bois de Bologne. President Auriol and Sultan walk along platform, followed by press. Various shots President and Sultan inspecting North African troops.

    More shots procession down Champs Elysees. Exterior shot Elysees Palace in Paris, President and Sultan enter. More shots ship "Georges Leygues". C/U French sailor. More shots Sultan and dignitaries on Casablanca quayside. More shots "Georges Leygues", people are seen boarding ship. Various shots Sultan shaking hands with dignitaries and Naval officers on ship.

    Various shots Sultan and party getting off ship at Bordeaux. Sultan shakes hands with dignitaries. Various shots Sultan and party walking along Bordeaux quayside, inspecting guard of honour. Sultan gets into car and is driven through Bordeaux with M. Louvel, French government representative. Sultan and Louvel get out of car. Naval officers and board ship to meet Sultan. Pan of Bordeaux taken from sea. More shots Sultan's car passing through Bordeaux. Guard of honour.

    Sultan and Louvel get out of car. Various shots Sultan, his entourage and military representatives at Unknown Warrior's tomb in Paris, Sultan lays a wreath. Exterior shots University of Bordeaux. Interior: various shots of Sultan's son Moulay Hassan receiving an award in front of large audience. Elevated shot Sultan's car passing Notre Dame, Paris.

    Date on original dope sheet is 11/10/1950.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:08:37:00
    UN 2292 E

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