This video has no sound
  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and / or locations may be unclear or unknown.

    The Suez Canal - British Instructional Films - date unknown - probably 1920s or 1930s.

    Title reads: "The Suez Canal". British Instructional Films logo visible.
    Intertitle reads: "The Suez Canal, completed by Ferdinand de Lesseps in 1870, is cut from Suez on the Red Sea." CU of map showing route of canal. Title continues "to Port Said on the Mediterranean. It thus provides a short sea route from East to West." CU map.
    Title reads: "A ship from the East, bound for Europe, enters the Canal at Suez".

    Travel shots from ship of Suez. Various shots from ship as it travels along Canal. Intertitles and maps explain what is happening. Good shots of signalling station in Ismailia. Shots of dredgers and repair work being carried out to Canal. Shots of Port Said, 'the gateway to the East".

    This is duplicate of film I.D. 2102.15 (UN 1482 A)

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:30:00 / 01:12:03:00
    UN 2154 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2154 B
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    fictionfactory Windows Media Player Sarah BP Shipping 100 Groppi Groppi Patch 1 Egypt Archive
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment