National Geographic : 1931 Jun
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE () Alex stocIer AN ETHIOPIAN FILM STAR AND HER CAMERAMAN Motion pictures have not as yet captured the Ethiopian public, though they are shown occa sionally in the capital. The Emperor sometimes has private showings of travel films made by visitors to his country, and also feature films. Since the coronation, he has enjoyed "The King of Kings," "Ben Hur," and Admiral Byrd's Antarctic film, the first two because of their religious appeal to a Christian nation, the last because of its outstanding significance. rnotograpn by Addison 1. Southard FOOD AND QUARTERS ARE OF THE SIMPLEST AT AWASH STATION After two days by rail from Djibouti, the traveler spends the night here before proceeding to Addis Ababa, unless he is traveling on the "through express" (see text, page 714). The station consists chiefly of a small railway yard, a low brick building which serves as hotel, some scattered native shacks, and numerous cats. Sportsmen find Awash a good shooting center.