• Short Summary

    Great treasure accumulated by ex-King Farouk during his reign is put for auction.

  • Description

    Cairo, Egypt.

    GV Koubbeh Palace in Cairo. SV people arrive for sale. SV pan, people inspecting treasures. SCU ex-King Farouk's gold cups. CU plate given to Farouk by Aga Khan. SV people looking at treasures in show case. CU diamond snuff box. CU gold belt which belonged to Cleopatra's brother Ptolemy. GV auction under way. SV auctioneer at work at table. CU Farouk's stamp collection. FCU sheet of stamps. SV side view, auctioneer. SV buyers. CU auctioneer. CU Mr G. Lee talking with chief auctioneer. STV Farouk's valuables on table. SV gold cups, etc. SV gold plate and stick. SV pan, mass of gold placed on table.

    (F.G.) (Orig.B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    144.18
    Media URN:
    29228
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:36:00 / 01:20:41:00
    Canister:
    54/15

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