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  • Description

    Title reads: "Alf and Bert at the races".

    Cairo, Egypt.

    At Cairo races; we follow two off-duty British soldiers - Alf and Bert - around. They watch the horses parade, mingle with crowd, get some betting tips from Arab man. Various shots of short section of the horse race. L/S of crowded grandstand. We see the soldiers watching the race, Alf his head in his hands as his horse has come last. M/S of Bert counting his winnings. M/S of the two soldiers walking back to camp, one is dressed in his vest and pants having lost his battle dress in a bet!

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44485
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1348.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:31:00 / 01:53:03:00
    Canister:
    44/4
    Sort Number:
    44/004
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    British in Egypt 1940s Groppi Groppi Patch 1
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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