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  • Short Summary

    Crisis in Egypt - King under heavy guard after Governor General of Sudan's assassination.

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    Cairo, Egypt.

    Title: "The CRISIS in EGYPT. News and views of centre of World interest to-day, taken by PATHE GAZETTE Staff Cameraman ..."

    Britain punishes Egypt for assassination of Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General of Sudan.

    Intertitle: "Cairo and the Nile".

    Panning L/S of the Cairo skyline with a large mosque in the foreground. L/S of the River Nile, a yacht is moored in the foreground.

    Intertitle: "The Native Quarter".

    M/S of a narrow street, women wearing the veil carry children, a horse and cart passes, traders go about their business.

    Intertitle: "Some types".

    C/U of a group of Egyptians, mainly young boys - some wear turbans, others wear fez hats or tabouches, two women in black veils also stand with them.

    Intertitle: "ZAGHLUL PASHA, the Nationalist Leader".

    C/U of Pasha, he wears a fez and appears to be sitting in a railway carriage. M/S of a group of men, mostly wearing fez hats, walking towards the camera, they appear to be in a desert setting.

    Intertitle: "All Units of Egyptian Army have been ordered out of the Soudan".

    M/S of the courtyard of a large building ( a Palace?), a troop of Egyptian soldier stand to attention.

    Intertitle: "KING FUAD in the Abdin Palace".

    Panning L/S of the Palace, soldiers stand on guard in sentry boxes, several men walk past, including a European man who tips his boater. M/S of a large man with a moustache and a fez - the King? Accompanied by two other men, one in military uniform, he walks down some steps in the Palace garden and comes towards the camera. C/U of King Fuad and his spectacular waxed moustache.

    Intertitle: "Field Marshal LORD ALLENBY, Britain's Strong Man".

    Panning L/S of the picturesque palace garden. M/S of Lord Allenby walking down the steps leading to the Palace entrance.

    Intertitle: "The Residency is strongly guarded".

    Various shots of a troop of soldier in safari helmets patrolling outside the Palace.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:42:00 / 01:21:21:00
    G 1141

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