• Short Summary

    Army sets up busses to Cairo - no need for hitch hiking any more.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HITCH HIKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST".

    Egypt.

    Various shots of the British soldiers trying to hitch hike into Cairo during their leave. Full army trucks flash past. Various shots of the soldiers waiting at special War Department pick up stops. They look like proper bus shelters with famous London underground sign with "W.D. PICK-UP" written in place of the name of a station. A truck pulls up and soldiers climb on.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1095.26
    Media URN:
    38600
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:56:00 / 01:40:59:00
    Canister:
    43/94

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