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  • Short Summary

    Packed ship of pilgrims waving, people at the port waving goodbye.

  • Description

    Casablanca, N. Africa.

    Pilgrimage to Mecca. Documentation states 450 pilgrims were chosen among 2,500 from Morocco sail towards Djedda leaving for Mecque (Mecca).

    MS. G.V. scene on quayside at Casablanca with pilgrims on boat 'Providence' alongside and friends etc. milling about on quay. LS. G.V. over heads of crowd waiting to see the ship depart of cranes. MS.The Tricoleur flying from the 'Providence'. MS. People on board the Providence including women in yashmaks. MS. People on quayside pan up to pilgrims waving from ship. CU. Negro, delegate of the Pilgrims of North Africa, wearing Legion of Honour medal. SCU. He chats to another pilgrim. MS. & SCU. Officials walking towards ship to say goodbye to the pilgrims. MS. Officials going up gangplank Mr Couste Chief of the department of Casablanca (4 shots). LS. Crowd on quay. Ship alongside. LMS. MS. & LS.Various shots of pilgrims waving to ship (4 shots). MS. People waving from quayside. MS. Stern of ship with flag flying and pilgrims waving. MS.The ship leaving harbour. (2 shots).

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    Note: the screen keeps jumping.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2509.17
    Media URN:
    67899
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:16:00 / 01:55:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 2170 C

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