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    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.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    14453
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    832.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:58:00 / 01:08:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1715
    Sort Number:
    G 1715
  • Appears in...

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    Sahara 1920s and 1930s Moroccan and Saharan Desert
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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