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  • Short Summary

    Great shots of jeeps driving through the Sahara Desert.

  • Description

    Sahara, Africa.

    Title: "The Sands of the Desert ... Conquered! and Caravans will soon be a thing of the past! Regular Motor service inaugurated across the Sahara from Touggourt to Tozeum".

    L/S of two jeeps being driven over the desert, in the distance is a town, the vehicles are followed by a crowd of people wearing traditional African costume. M/S of the two jeeps coming down a sandy slope in the desert - looks very 'Ice Cold in Alex'! L/S the jeeps driving towards the camera from an oasis of palm trees, more traditional dressed Africans follow the vehicles, many of them are children.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    330.28
    Media URN:
    24229
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:17:00 / 01:41:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1058

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