A tribute is unveiled to those who first crossed the Sahara Desert by car. Touggourt, North Africa.
Item title reads - On the edge of the Sahara. Tribute to pioneers who first crossed that vast sea of sand by automobile - unveiled. Touggourt, North Africa.
L/S of huge sand dunes, L/S of camels and African men in robes L/S of Touggourt, sand swirls up as people run about in a kind of dance (?). M/S of two African buglers, they blow a fanfare as the Tricolour is raised. Soldiers stand to attention, Syrian Guards on horseback raise their swords. M/S as the memorial is unveiled. M/S of French soldier making a speech, M/S of wind blowing across the sand dunes.