This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Views of a Persian city (Persepolis?) which was razed to the ground by Alexander the Great.

  • Description

    No title. Persia (Iran).

    L/S of man walking through what looks like ruins of an ancient settlement. M/S of a primitive set of stone steps. Three men ride horses up the steps. "At the whim of Thais, the Courtesan, Alexander the Great razed the city to the ground, and Persepolis was no more. Eve had a lot to answer for that day!"

    Tourist walk through ruins - large statues tower above them. Various shots of man looking at these architectural ruins. "On some of the still-standing columns of the great Temple of Jupiter, are many unique carvings. Various shots of the carvings.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 500.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    930.05
    Media URN:
    16603
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:02:00 / 01:10:56:00
    Canister:
    EP 203

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment