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    Footage of the new King of Egypt, King Fuad.

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    King Fuad takes over. Cairo, Egypt.

    Possibly story on King Fuad dissolving Parliament and taking over control of the government in a coup; in that year. Basically; consists of 3 different scenes of people coming out of buildings. In the first; a crowd of people come out door onto steps; cameramen are waiting at bottom of steps and a beautiful Daimler automobile is waiting in front.

    Crowd seems to be a mix of Egyptian and Anglo; including a few women. Next men in fancy dress uniforms come down some steps; and another small crowd; of men in suits and fashionably dressed women; comes out of building to cheer from top of steps. Also notable is a cameraman; probably from one of the newsreels; w/ hand-cranked camera filming from bottom of steps. CU King (?) standing in doorway; others nearby. King etc. walk down steps to meet a man getting out of car; who then enters building w/ them. Royalty.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:45:00 / 01:47:00:00
    ON 308 D

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