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Emperor Haile Salassie Aka Woking Aka Haile Selassie (1936)

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Published on Apr 13, 2014

Full title reads: "Woking".



Surrey.



Emperor (King) Haile Selassie of Ethiopia (Abyssinia) visits the Woking mosque. M/S of the Emperor arriving at mosque with Dr. Martin (ex-Abyssinian Minister) and Ras Kasa (former commander of Ethiopian Northern Armies). Scots pipers follow the Emperor, playing bagpipes.




M/S of the Emperor and other dignitaries sitting inside a marquee. Sir Archibald Hamilton, dressed in full Scots regalia (kilt and tam-o'-shanter), gives a speech. The Emperor gives a speech thanking Great Britain for their sympathy concerning Italy's invasion of Ethiopia.




Note: sound track is missing.



Note: item originally part of News in a Nutshell. AH 2001.
FILM ID:891.25

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