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  • Short Summary

    Delegates of International Geographical Congress tour the Pyramids of Egypt.

  • Description

    International Geographical Congress in Cairo, Egypt.

    Group of men walking around near pyramids; wearing a variety of types of clothing; some look like representatives of different religions. Some in Arab robes; some in Western suits; others in robes like Eastern Orthodox priests etc. A few ride on camels; donkeys or horses.

    Then shot of line of Western men and women coming out of building in Cairo; some Arabs stand outside. Group of men posing for photographs together; on steps. They wear Western suits; some wear fez hats. CUs of General Yacchelli; Adly Pasha Yeghen; Mohammed Hassanein Bey (these spellings are from Pathe's note).

    Group coming out of large building w/ sphinx statues on street like museum or government building. More scenes of group at at pyramids.

    History; antiquities. Meeting; politics; international; geography;

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:19:00 / 01:21:15:00
    ON 290 E

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