Sultan of Morocco, Mohammed V, participates in pageant and ceremony in Rabat, Morocco.
Rabat Morocco Date:1942 Duration:3 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Moroccan infantry with rifles, led by military band, march through a gate near the Royal Palace and mosque,in Rabat, Morocco. The palace and mosque are seen in background. A drum and bugle corps, mounted on white horses, play their instruments as they ride through the gate. They are followed by a cadre of mounted Royal Lancers. Infantry perform coordinated drill. Royal Palace seen in background.Troops parade along with a procession, including Royal Guardsmen, dressed in white. Guardsmen escort the Sultan, riding in a Royal Coach pulled by horses. A Royal attendant steps into the courtyard of the palace,to meet the Sultan as he arrives on a white horse, accompanied by guardsmen. Palace attendants bow low, several times to the Sultan. In change of sequence, the Sultan, on horseback, proceeds between line of guards and groups of Moroccans, sitting and standing on a parade ground. View of muazzen standing on balcony of the Royal mosque. Sultan rides through gate of the mosque on a white horse, accompanied by guardsmen. Persons, lining the way,bow as he passes. Attendant shields the Sultan with a long-handled umbrella. The entire procession returns toward the palace.
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