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  • Short Summary

    The ceremony of El Mahmal involves parading the Holy Carpet on its way to Mecca. Cairo.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    The Holy Carpet leaves for Mecca in El Mahmal ceremony. Cairo, Egypt.

    L/S Guard of Honour arriving, M/S Abdel Khawi Ahmed Pasha, representing King Farouk, arriving. M/S as dignitaries salute. L/S Guard marching. Various shots as the carpet is paraded under a Howdah. Various shots of dignitaries watching the parade, they include Mustapha Abdel Razek Pasha. Various shots of parade with different infantry units passing. M/S's dignitaries.

    Cataloguer's note: these are selected originals for 'Cairo' in 46/91 on *PM1414*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2122.17
    Media URN:
    63291
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:11:00 / 01:57:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 1620 G

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