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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Southern Algeria.

    LS Aerial view of the rolling hills of the desert. CU Full face shot of a camel. LS a flock of desert sheep hurrying along. VS of local shepherds looking at sheep. MS sheep leaning over an empty water trough - drought is causing severe problems. CU a dejected looking lamb.

    CU an Arab on a camel gallops past the camera. LS an Arab leaving the French commissioners office where he asked for assistance.

    CU a tanker is filled where he asked for assistance. CU a tanker is filled with water. VS a tanker driving across the desert. MS as the lorry comes to a standstill, Arabs rush forward to fill their animal troughs with water. VS Camels, goats and sheep drinking from the troughs. VS of people filling buckets and water containers.

    (Neg & Mute.) Material dates from around February 1947.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    63458
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2130.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:33:00 / 01:57:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 1636 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1636 A
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    Categories
    Trade & Industry War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    1940s Algeria Aerial Desert Arabian Tribes Drought Algeria
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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