• Short Summary

    British soldiers visit an Egyptian farm and see how it is run.

  • Description

    FARMING IN EGYPT.

    Gezer (?)

    Soldiers greet the head man at a farm in front of the pyramids, various shots of the animals, one soldier picks up a goat. Various shots as local men harvest the wheat, C/U of the seeds. M/S of a threshing machine, a boy sorts through the grist afterwards. M/S as the soldiers wave. Various shots as they try and shovel the grist into the breeze but it blows back on them. M/S's as oxen draw a plough through the fields, and another turns a water wheel. M/S's as the soldiers are served coffee in very small cups, one drinks a toast to the head man.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1566.26
    Media URN:
    50280
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:27:00 / 01:49:11:00
    Canister:
    NSP 389

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