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Description: Footage of the processions and festivities celebrating the inauguration of Emperor Haile Selassie I, which took place on November 2nd, 1930.
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Clip #: AD-30-3
Length: 17:21
Year: 1930
Color: B/W
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Africa
Country: Ethiopia
City: Addis Ababa
Subject: Parades
Original: 35mm
1930s, 1930, Abyssinia, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Africa, Africans, Europeans, Americans, government personnel, military, guns, firearms, horseback riding, musicians, natives, native people, processions, processional, parades, royalty, emperors, kings, Yahager Lebse, Generals, native clothing, national dress, Shamma Shawls, togas, cloaks, tricorns, inaugurations, religious ceremony, ceremonies, diplomacy, ambassadors, crowds of white robed African men gathered, men carrying items, musicians, drummers beating large drums, men bowing one stringed instruments, lion-maned tribal chieftains in traditional clothing holding rifles and shields, procession, drummers on donkeys beating large drums, marching soldiers, dignitary car (probably Selassie) driving past crowds and soldiers lined up along side of street, crowd of white robed men carrying rifles walking and running through street, lion maned chieftains on horseback, tribesmen holding spears and wearing masks and headdresses dancing, musicians playing bamboo flutes, fights, fighting, native chieftains riding horses on field, Selassie seated on throne watching festivities, procession, men carrying rifles marching on field

HD transfer - code on screen is AD-30

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