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    L/S paddle steamer heading towards Khartoum. Various shots as fishermen cast their nets and catch fish. Egyptians wash a horse in the river. Various shots as an ox turns a waterwheel. Two men saw up a tree. M/S line of children watching. Two camels eat palm leaves and husks. C/U of an Arab mounted on a camel, camera pans down to group of camels and man in charge. M/S of the men shepherding camels. Various shots as two Arabs sit on ground and bargain for camels in market. C/U of two men making signs on ground with sticks. Various shots of the camels, M/S of boy playing flute.

    Various shots of the camel market, the two bargainers emerge from under the roof, still arguing, they walk towards camera and out of picture. C/U camel's head. M/S of men arguing, they reach an arrangement then shake hands. C/U as purchaser hands money out of wallet to seller - amused looks from other Arabs. M/S herd of camels, Arabs in foreground. C/U Arab getting on kneeling camel, camel stands up and moves past standing native Egyptians and out of frame.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:28:00 / 01:03:05:00
    NP 310
    Sort Number:
    NP 310
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    NILE Temporary workspace: 30.7.2009 19:17 Egyptian Daily Life 1950s Egyptian Daily Life Groppi Groppi Patch 1
  • Stills

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

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