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  • Short Summary

    Prince Feisal sees gymnastics display. Paris, France.

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    Prince Emir Feisul of Hejaz. Paris, France.

    Prince Emir Feisul of Hejaz in Paris for the peace conference after World War One. Title frame says the Paris Fire Brigade demonstrates for His Royal Highness. Shot of several men in Arab dress -- head dresses and robes; getting out of car. FEisal and French officers; walk along row of helmeted men -- fire brigade?

    CU Feisal; with some Western men. Shot of gymnastics exhibition -- male gymnasts on parallel bars; swinging their legs up & around; and dismounting. CU Feisal & the Frenchmen; watching the athletes (Feisal was later King of Syria; in 1920 only; after that he was King of Iraq from 1921-1933; placed on that throne by the British).

    Treaty of Versailles; heads of state; international relations; diplomacy Royalty. Prince Feisal;

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:19:00 / 01:21:56:00
    ON 117 F

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