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Ethiopia - Africa's Ancient Kingdom

Clip #: TFA-79B
Length: 16:31
Year: 1961
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1960s
Description:
An educational film about Ethiopia and its people.

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Ethiopia

Clip #: TFA-243A
Length: 15:43
Year: 1942
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1930s
Description:
Burton Holmes travelogue from the 1930's showing scenes of daily life in Ethiopia and a military parade for Emperor Haile Selassie.

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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-55-2
Length: 16:49
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-29-2
Length: 13:50
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
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Ethiopia - Empire on a Mountain

Clip #: TFA-257A
Length: 18:40
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1960s
Description:
Educational film about Ethiopia which discusses its history, geography, agriculture, social structure and role of the Coptic Church, as it falls under the strict control of Emperor Haile Selassie.

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Eithiopia

Clip #: TFA-8D
Length: 18:45
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
15:56:34 - 16:02:57 >>> Ethiopia - Gathering of some very important people, some wearing crowns, some with British style uniforms with feathered hats, sheiks. MS an ornate horse drawn carriage as potentates enter, soldiers on site. Various, native tribal chiefs, each with a rifle, sitting in...

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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-30-1
Length: 19:24
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
03:00:12:00 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia LS people running on field, person riding horseback. Emperor Haile Selassie I sitting on throne under cover. Soldiers holding Ethiopian flags. MS cinematographer (Burton Holmes) filming throne. MS Selassie seated on throne w/ son Prince Makonnen next to ...

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Abyssinia

Clip #: AD-25
Length: 25:54
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
01:00:08:20 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Car POV TRACKING SHOT past fields w/ low trees. PAN lush grassland field w/ trees. PAN Ethiopians in traditional clothing sitting near field. Ethiopians in traditional clothing walking through village streets. Emperor Haile Selassie I & King Carol II...

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Beyond All Barriers

Clip #: TFA-81B
Length: 28:11
Year: 1965
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1960s
Description:
A Bell Telephone film about the history of communication and how modern communications is improving the quality of life around the world.

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Haile Selassie Coronation

Clip #: TFA-319A
Length: 26:37
Year: 1930
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1930s
Description:
The lavish governmental, religious and military ceremonies for Emperor Haile Selassie’s coronation in 1930. While other US and European film crews were present, Burton Holmes was the only cameraman allowed inside the Royal Enclosure. Includes footage of the coronation, various foreign...

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