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  • Short Summary

    Anthony Eden visits Australian troops in Egypt + some footage of Australians in Palestine.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.


    Australian troops wave and cheer from troopship. Anthony Eden on barge approaching troopship. Several shots of Anthony Eden as he boards the ship in the Suez Canal and addresses Australian troops. Eden speaks, several high ranking officers speak after him. Troops cheer. Several C/U shots of Eden.


    This is the end of this item. According to both paperwork and the tape rest of the footage on this item belongs to the next story UN 216 D - AUSTRALIANS IN PALESTINE.


    Various shots of Australian troops leaving the train in Egypt. They take a tea, organise a convoy and head for camp near Gaza. Troops cheer as a black car, presumably with Eden in, drives past. Several shots of local people - presumably in Palestine. Elderly men seated against the wall looking on. A great shot of women carrying huge clay pots on their heads. Several shots of an Egyptian village.

    Anthony Eden talking to several officers in a camp. Australian soldiers buying fruit from Arabic men. Several shots of the local people. Anthony Eden gets out of car to inspect Australian troops at base camp in Palestine. Various shots of Eden inspecting troops.

    Several shots of Australian convoy arriving to desert, local people looking on. Several shots of the troops' camp - large white tents lined up in a desert.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:54:00 / 01:36:00:00
    UN 216 C

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