• Short Summary

    A tour round ancient Egypt including the sun god's temple at Luxor and the statue of Rameses.

  • Description

    Thebes, Egypt.

    Starts with men filming by Cleopatra's Needle and a model of the Sphinx at Embankment, there is snow on the ground.

    Various shots of hieroglyphics and the sun god's temple at Luxor. Various shots of Rameses statue, temples and Sphinx. Workers dig stones in Thebes, shots of the Sphinx and tourists looking round the temples at Karnak.

    Shots of Bedouin horsemen in desert, the horses dance to recorders and drums. Various shots of women in yashmaks, and camels asleep. Scenic shots of men lying on boats at dusk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    259.08
    Media URN:
    3454
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:00:00 / 01:59:53:00
    Canister:
    CP 476

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