• Short Summary

    A story of the pyramids.

  • Description

    Gaza, Egypt.

    Images of the seven wonders of the world. The last shown - Egyptian pyramids.

    Various shots of the pyramids and their surroundings intercut with diagrams of the pyramids showing where they are, how they were made, showing the size, the inside etc. One of the diagrams showing St. Paul's Cathedral fitted into pyramid.

    Voiceover tells the story of the pyramids - they are massive, their sides face four sides of the world, they were colourful when they were first made etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1268.09
    Media URN:
    42533
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:34:00 / 01:19:02:00
    Canister:
    NSP 149

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