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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cairo. The fete of the Bride of the Nile. Cannon salutes now replace the ceremony of annual sacrifice of a virgin, the ancients practised to assure abundant rain & good crops."

    Cairo, Egypt.

    People line the banks of the River Nile. CU Two Egyptian boys in crowd. Shot of ships on the Nile, Riverboats etc. Shots of the Royal barge being escorted down the river by dhows and other traditional sailing boats. A canon is fired from the Royal Barge.

    This material is from 1930s Extras Reel 1 - keep separately from original newsreels.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6201
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    709.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:27:00 / 01:01:15:00
    Canister:
    30/58
    Sort Number:
    30/058
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    NILE
  • Stills

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

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