• Short Summary

    Army officers swear allegiance to King Farouk after Nahas Pasha is deposed as the King's adviser.

  • Description

    Cairo, Egypt.

    Shortly after the wedding of Egypt's 18-year-old King Farouk we see army officers swearing allegiance to the King with their hands on the Koran, the Holy Book of Mohammed. Commentator talks of Nahas Pasha, leader of the Wafdist Opposition being deposed as the King's adviser, which has divided the country.

    L/S of King Farouk appearing on the balcony of the Abdin Palace. The men below cheer; others seem to be holding them back.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    951.31
    Media URN:
    15925
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:21:51:00
    Canister:
    38/6

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