Suez Canal 1956

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    Suez Canal, Egypt.

    LV. The tanker "British Fortitude" in the Suez canal. SV. The bows of the ship showing the name. SV. Stern showing the Red Ensign. GV. The press conference held by Mr Mahmoud Younes, Deputy Manager of the Egyptian canal company. SV. Two of the reporters. SV. Mr Younes. GV. Night shot, pilots climbing aboard the pilot boat. LV. The entrance of the Suez canal at Port Said with a tanker at anchor. GV. The same tanker under way.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32200
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    601.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:11:00 / 01:55:35:00
    Canister:
    56/76
    Sort Number:
    56/076
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