• Short Summary

    Six year old King Feisal of Iraq tours a British camp and axis agents are deported from Iran.

  • Description

    Boy King of Irak (sic).

    Baghdad, Iraq.

    Six year old King Feisal II walks along holding hands with his uncle Regent Emir Abdul Illah and another soldier. He is lifted up by the soldier onto a Bren gun. Various shots of him smiling.

    Various shots of axis agents behind barbed wire, some pull faces and do nazi salute at camera. Various shots of a Persian port where Italians and Germans are being shipped out of Iran.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1137.02
    Media URN:
    39543
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:45:00 / 01:01:37:00
    Canister:
    41/89

Comments (1)

  1. simonmorrison says

    Hi,
    My mother, Elizabeth Morrison (nee Sulman), was King Feisal's governess at this time. She wrote an account about the period she spent as governess - 1940 - 43.

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