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    Cairo, Egypt.

    Title: "Egypt's New Parliament inaugurated by King Fuad".

    L/S of ornate Royal carriage pulled by six horses and with mounted guard going through large gates. M/S of carriage and guard arriving outside Parliament buildings, lots of official looking men in fezzes are on hand to greet the King.

    Intertitle: "Lord Lloyd - High Commissioner".

    M/S of a group of men, mostly Caucasian, all wearing ceremonial military uniforms, walking through the gates to the Parliamentary buildings.

    Intertitle: "Zaghul Pasha, who obtained a crushing majority in recent elections, elected President of the Chamber of Deputies".

    M/S of Pasha and an entourage of Egyptian men in Western suits and fezzes walking through the gates. Pasha can be distinguished by a sash he wears, also several men come up to him, touch his hand and then their heads in the traditional Moslem greeting.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25840
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    504.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:47:00 / 01:35:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1305
    Sort Number:
    G 1305
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    Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
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    Egypt5 Groppi Groppi Patch 1 mahfouz Egypt Archive
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