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    Transjordania (aka Jordan).

    C/U of a man with a white beard and dressed in traditional middle eastern clothing - probably King Hussein, recently made Caliph. Various men pass the Caliph bowing and kissing his hand, behind the Caliph stand several Arab men wearing military uniforms. M/S of the Caliph coming out a doorway followed by an entourage of dignitaries, outside the door several armed guards stand to attention, the Caliph and entourage briefly pause for a photograph before moving off camera.

    M/S of the Caliph standing by the roadside, he salutes as his troops march past him. M/S of a steam train pulling into a station, the carriages of the train are decorated with palm leaves. M/S of the Caliph's car driving down a dusty road, men and boys on foot and on horseback chase behind it cheering wildly.

    Note: please see also - RULER OF 60 MILLION MOSLEMS - in G 1069 for further footage of King Hussein. AH 2000.

    Identified as Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1924
    Sound:
    silent
    Media URN:
    24488
    hd format:
    2k
    Film ID:
    346.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:53:00 / 01:28:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1099
    Sort Number:
    G 1099
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Jordan National Library of Jordan Islam to 1948 Hadrian-03 Documentary The Caliph
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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