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    River Nile, Egypt.

    TV. Male competitors walking down to the river Nile to enter the water. SV. Spectators, camera pans to the start of the Nile swimming race. Egyptian fires starting gun. SV. Miss Margaret Sweeney swimming beside her boat which carries the New Zealand flag. GV. Two boats filled with Egyptians escorting two swimmers. CV. Male swimmer. GV. Swimmers neck and neck, with a crowd of excited Egyptians walking along the river bank beside them. TV. Brenda Fisher finishing. TV. Margaret Sweeney finishing and being greeted by Miss Fisher. TV. Abdel Heif finishing and being greeted by Miss Fisher. TV. Abdel Heif finishing. GV. Brenda Fisher being given a flower bouquet from Nasser's secretary.

    (F.G.) (Orig. C.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31692
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    573.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:19:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    56/30
    Sort Number:
    56/030
  • Appears in...

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    Egyptian Daily Life 1950s Egyptian Daily Life Groppi Groppi Patch 1 Egypt Archive
  • Stills

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

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