• Short Summary

    Aussie soldiers' camera club sight see in Cairo.

  • Description

    Part of BLITZ AND PIECES issue.

    Cairo, Egypt.

    Panning shot of city, good views of mosques and minarets. M/S of group of Australian soldiers in a jeep, words "snappy camera club" have been scrawled onto the side.

    Various shots of soldiers going though crowded streets. They go into the bazaars where they watch silversmiths, potters and coppersmiths at work. One of the soldiers examines an ornate butterfly brooch.

    Various shots of large "Blue Mosque". We hear call to prayer song coming from minaret. Various shots of traditional Egyptian sailing barges moored next to banks of River Nile. We see them sailing in front of a sunset. L/S of a pyramid silhouetted against sunset.

    L/S of Aussie Troops marching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1310.13
    Media URN:
    43407
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:33:00 / 01:25:01:00
    Canister:
    NSP 283

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