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  • Short Summary

    Various scenes in Damascus, Syria.

  • Description

    Damascus - German story. Syria.

    German film on Damascus; Syria; c. 1918-1920s (?). Titles in German. ...ancient culture currently going through uproar and war.... Shot looking out over the city; domed roof in FG; behind it a covered walkway w/ row of arches opening onto courtyard; many low ancient buildings in BG. Another view looking over city; mosque.

    CU camel kneeling; looking around; boy mounts camel and the animal stands. Men in bazaar tie a large load on a camel's back. Pan on more of this going on. Women & children sitting on ground. Locations; market; animals; transportation; Islamic architecture; Arab; Middle East. World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2452.09
    Media URN:
    77040
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1920
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:14:00 / 01:20:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 387 D

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