• Short Summary

    Anthony Eden and General Freyberg with New Zealand and Australian troops arriving in Egypt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Anzac In Egypt".

    Egypt, North Africa.

    VS of New Zealand troops crowding the decks of the liner 'Empress of Canada', in grey war paint, which is lying off the Egyptian coast. Good CUs of soldiers.

    MS Anthony Eden coming aboard the ship and being greeted by General Sir Bernard Freyberg VC.

    MS and GV of the troops on the ship cheering Eden.

    VS. of the New Zealand troops going ashore from the liner by means of lighters which ferry them from ship to shore. Arab dock workers help the ships to dock, and dance on the quay as bagpiper plays the men ashore.

    CU General Freyberg.

    MS Eden going up gangway of ship towards camera.

    VS of Eden on board a troopship bringing Australian troops to Egypt, he is accompanied by Egyptian officials, the troops cheer him as he arrives on the crowded deck. CU of soldier. MS of Eden with Egyptian officials.

    CU Australian soldier's cap badge.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1035.43
    Media URN:
    20617
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:33:00 / 01:49:36:00
    Canister:
    40/16

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