• Short Summary

    As General Naguib takes over in Cairo, King Farouk arrives in Capri and in exile.

  • Description

    Cairo & Alexandria, Egypt. Capri, Italy. A Coup D'Etat leads to the exile of King Farouk.

    GV. Cairo. SV. Line of tanks patrolling Cairo streets. A/S Tank on patrol. SV. Steel helmeted troops with bren guns and rifles patrol on lorry. SV. Pan - Infantry guarding strategic points. SCU. C-in-C Egyptian forces General Mohamed Naguib about to broadcast to nation. CU. Mohamed Naguib broadcasting. LV. Tanks lined up in Cairo streets. A/S troops and tanks guarding strategic points. CU. Sign - Bank of Egypt. SV. Troops standing by a field gun and rifles. LV. Crowds watching tanks guarding palace. SCU. Mohamed Naguib showing abdication papers to an officer. SV. Troops guarding Palace. SCU. Mohamed Naguib with Ali Maher posing with troops. LV. Royal Yacht Mahroussa at Alexandria. SV. Royal yacht leaving. General view, crowds cheering patrolling tanks. A/S Tank commander acknowledging cheers. SV. Mohamed Naguib with staff officer, in an office. CU. Naguib.

    GV. Isle of Capri. SV. Ex-King and Queen and family. CU. Narriman and Farouk (Farouk holding baby - King Fuad II). CUs of Farouk's three daughters Ferial, Fadia, and Fouzia from a previous marriage. CU. Narriman and Farouk.

    (Orig. F.G.) (Incom - Orig."E") (Misr. - Orig."D")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:40:00 / 02:01:16:00

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