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    Egypt.

    Title: "From Cape to Cairo by Auto! COURT-TREATT Expedition reaches goal, after 16 months hazardous journey across African Continent".

    M/S of a convoy of trucks and cars driving down a crowd lined street between two large lion statues, some vehicles have banners on with the words 'Cape to Cairo' and the name of their sponsors 'Shell'. M/S of a crowd of people, in the front stand several Caucasian men and a woman, all wearing safari helmets. L/S of a very grand hotel or civic building with an gigantic oriental porch on the front, a crowd are gathered outside, in the background is another 'Cape to Cairo' banner.

    After a few seconds of spacing item resumes at 01:49:30. An identical untinted version of this story follows.

    Note: print transferred onto Pathe Master tape *PM0450* is tinted brown.

    Note: please see separate record for FROM CAPE TO CAIRO (alternative version).

    Note: please see also HOME AGAIN in G 1267 for shots of expedition returning to England.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25532
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    450.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:06:00 / 01:50:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1266
    Sort Number:
    G 1266
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    Travel & Exploration
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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