The base of the new Addis Ababa. (1939)

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Director: Dzh.Martuchchi

Reel №1


Landscapes Abyssinia, eucalyptus groves in the mountains.

Coptic Church of San Giorgio, built by Italians.

Straw huts and large families.

The lack of drinking water and disease.

East market.

Italian troops under the leadership of Marshal Badoglio come to Addis Ababa.


Start of restoration work.

Fire burned huts of the poor source of pathogenic infections.

Evacuation of local residents on the trucks.

First built italntsami street for locals.

Moving to a new home.

Health care.

The artisans and their crafts.

Children Abyssinians in the Italian school.


Discipline and training "Long live the Duce." - The first words of the Italian students.

National dances.

Abundance of drinking water.

The construction of the Coptic Church.

Worship in the Square.

Shops and trade in waste

Key words

Ethiopia, church, army, military leaders, personalities, repair work, school, kids, medicine, population, trade, crafts

Reel №2


Planning map and layout of the city Addis Ababa.

The planned construction of a church, palaces, government buildings.

Construction work in the desert.

Construction of water supply and roads.

Sporting march to the stadium.

Officials fascist party inspect the construction of buildings: homes, schools, buildings, circling on their cars.

The demonstration and parade at the stadium in Addis Ababa

Key words

Ethiopia, building, church, sports, the stadium, the Germans, the troops, the parade