• Short Summary

    Egyptian troops take over from the Highland Light Infantry at the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Union Jack is struck.

    Egypt.

    L/S of Citadel and panoramic view of Cairo. L/S British troops of Highland Light Infantry in the square. Men of the Egyptian army march in to replace them. General Allfrey gets out of his car and salutes. C/U of Egyptian army chief of staff Ferik Attallah Pasha arriving by car. He meets General Allfrey who hands over the keys of the Citadel to Ferik Attallah Pasha, both shake hands. C/U as the Union Jack is struck for last time. Various shots as it is lowered. Various shots of British troops marching away for the last time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1404.15
    Media URN:
    45689
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:08:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    46/55

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