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  • Short Summary

    President Nasser attending the end of the Cairo festivities marking the evacuation of the last British troops.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cairo, Egypt

    MS. President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt stands on some steps, surrounded by officials saluting, at the flower pageant ending four days of festivities in Cairo marking the evacuation of the last British troops. LS Banner bearing Nasser's portrait parachuting down, lands on a building. MS Nasser. LS Nasser and officials, he waves and salutes. LS The anti-British floats passing by commemorating historical events, possibly including the Battles of Tel El Kebir and Kafr El Dawar, Alexandria bombardment, 1919 revolution, 1935 women's fight for freedom. (6 shots). MS Crowds watch in the sun. LS Flowered floats passing by. (4 shots). MS. Nasser with others.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 22/06/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2554.03
    Media URN:
    68687
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:03:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 2857 D

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