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    Full title is missing, according to the issue sheet, it reads: "The fete of the bride of the Nile. Cannon salutes now replace the ceremony of annual sacrifice of a virgin, the ancients practised to assure abundant rain and good crops".

    Cairo, Egypt.

    L/S of a tall ship on the River Nile. The tall ship is decorated with flags, drapes, awnings to look like Cleopatra's barge. Panning L/S of crowds on banks of Nile. Various shots of tall ship being towed down Nile by paddle steamer. We see smoke from cannons being fired on board tall ship. Iris in to black.

    Note: cuts exist - please see record for ONE OF THE WORLD'S LAST WINDJAMMERS in G 1328. AH 2000.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26163
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    632.34
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1327
    Sort Number:
    G 1327
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Groppi Groppi Patch 1 The Nile River Egypt Archive
  • Stills

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

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