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  • Short Summary

    Messages travel across desert from the front line to Cairo HQ.

  • Description

    Northern Africa.

    Various shots of a message being past from desert front line to Army Headquarters in Cairo. Motorcycle currier brings message from the front line to radio operator. He delivers message to Cairo HQ via Morse. Message is received, decrypted and passed to Commander who will release it as a 'Desert Communiqué'. Pan up from base to the top of radio mast.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1693.15
    Media URN:
    60499
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:50:00 / 01:44:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 309 C

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