British forces which are to evacuate from Egypt by the end of March 1947 leave Abbassia camp in Cairo and set up temporary headquarters at Fayid.
Various shots of covered lorries moving through the streets. CU. A soldier and ATS girl holding a hurricane lamp. CU. A notice board...
British soldiers on leave in Cairo shop around the bazaar.
A sacred carpet is carried on a Moslem pilgrimage from Cairo to Mecca.
Ancient Egyptian ceremony recreated on Nile with ship decorated like Cleopatra's barge.
The funeral parade of Zaghlul Pasha in Egypt.
King Fuad receives a grand welcome from the crowds in Cairo.
Restoration work on the famous Egyptian monument.
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for THE SPHINX REVEALED in G 1257.
Army sets up busses to Cairo - no need for hitch hiking any more.