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    Egypt.

    Title: "Egypt's popular KING. SIR PERCY LORAINE - High Commissioner - attends celebrations in honour of 12th year of reign of KING FUAD".

    High angled L/S of a gathering of people in a large garden. M/S of an orchestra of Egyptian soldiers all wearing fez hats.

    M/S of Sir Percy walking down steps in the garden chatting to a man in a fez, they are accompanied by several men in top hats. C/U of Sir P. tipping his hat and shaking someone's hands. M/S of Sir P. chatting to a group of smartly dressed Egyptian men. M/S of Sir P. and others sitting outside at a long banqueting table. C/U of Sir P. chatting with a man in a fez - King Fuad, perhaps?

    Note: King Fuad's 12th anniversary was in 1929. There is another version of this story in a 1929 Gazette issue - G 1661. The historically inaccurate release date for this story probably dates back to admin. glitch in the 1920s!

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24451
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    342.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:32:00 / 01:39:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1091
    Sort Number:
    G 1091
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
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    1920s Egypt5 Arab countries Groppi Groppi Patch 1
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