This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    King Hussein of Jordan reviewing his troops.

  • Description

    Transjordania (aka Jordan).

    C/U of a man with a white beard and dressed in traditional middle eastern clothing - probably King Hussein, recently made Caliph. Various men pass the Caliph bowing and kissing his hand, behind the Caliph stand several Arab men wearing military uniforms. M/S of the Caliph coming out a doorway followed by an entourage of dignitaries, outside the door several armed guards stand to attention, the Caliph and entourage briefly pause for a photograph before moving off camera.

    M/S of the Caliph standing by the roadside, he salutes as his troops march past him. M/S of a steam train pulling into a station, the carriages of the train are decorated with palm leaves. M/S of the Caliph's car driving down a dusty road, men and boys on foot and on horseback chase behind it cheering wildly.

    Note: please see also - RULER OF 60 MILLION MOSLEMS - in G 1069 for further footage of King Hussein. AH 2000.

    Identified as Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:53:00 / 01:28:25:00
    G 1099

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment