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Footsteps of the Emperor

Sobers, Shawn; Davies, Abigail


Shawn Sobers


50 min Documentary about Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I’s time living in the city of Bath in exile from 1936 - 1941, during Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia.

Directer and Producer - Shawn Sobers
Presenter - Benjamin Zephaniah
Executive Producer - Abigail Davies

Produced for HTV West - Transmitted in December 1999, and shown at a range of screenings and events since.

Watch an extract from the documentary here -


Sobers, S., & Davies, A. (1999). Footsteps of the Emperor

Digital Artefact Type Video
Publication Date Dec 7, 1999
Keywords Haile Selassie, Bath, Ethiopia, rastafari, heritage, local history
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Additional Information Corporate Creators : HTV West

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