• Short Summary

    British troops on guard in the Suez Canal zone.

  • Description

    Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt.

    GV Soldiers of the Lincoln regiment guarding strategic positions near Ismailia (first 7 super.)
    CU Lincolns guarding sten gun alley.
    LV Road block on sten gun alley.
    SV Lincolns by sand bagged position.
    GV Army unloading at dock side.
    SCU Soldier crane driver.
    MV SV Soldiers, Grenadiers, rolling boxes unloaded form ship down roller runway.
    GV S.S. Orion tying up in Port Said.
    SCU Two naval ratings (the Conway Twins of Leeds) jump onto buoy to tie up Orion.
    LV Small ships alongside Orion.
    SV Clearing passengers.
    LV H.M.S. Gambia.
    SV Conference of port committee Navy, Army and R.A.F. officers aboard HMS Gambia. SCU Captain of Gambia (Chairman) Centre.
    LV Anti-thug patrol speeding down Suez.
    SV Patrol boarding a suspicious yacht.
    CU Two sailors polishing name plate, 'Loch Scavaig'.
    GV Stern of 'Loch Scavaig', white ensign and pompons (guns) dominant as she proceeds down Suez Canal. Two dhows can be seen on the Canal.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "A")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3.15
    Media URN:
    26695
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:47:00 / 01:39:54:00
    Canister:
    52/6

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