• Short Summary

    President Khoury of Lebanon opens a new road at Chekka Pass in Syrian mountains.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LEBANON PRESIDENT - FIRST PICTURES".

    Syria.

    Long panoramic shot of Chekka Pass, with a road built by the Royal Engineers of the 9th Army in the Syrian mountains. Various shots of President of Lebanon Bechara Khoury arriving in a car and being greeted by General Holmes General Officer Commanding 9th Army. They inspect Guard of Honour. President Khoury performs ceremony to open the road.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    Note: Shortly after this ceremony the President was arrested by the French Committee of National Liberation on the question of Lebanese independence.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1095.25
    Media URN:
    38599
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:49:00 / 01:39:56:00
    Canister:
    43/94

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