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  • Short Summary

    Thebes ancient Egyptian tomb is discovered by Howard Carter, Egypt.

  • Description

    Egypt.

    Full titles read: "THEBES - THE MODERN ALLADIN'S CAVE - Where Lord Carnarvon and Mr Howard Carter have discovered - antiquities 3,000 years old, worth millions."

    L/S of baron Egyptian wasteland. M/S of entrance to the cave or tomb. The camera pans from left to right past mountains. L/S's of ancient Egyptian ruins. Nice L/S shot of two men (perhaps Carter and Carnarvon walking through dark passage way. L/S of the archaeology team standing on top of large man made stones. M/S of native Egyptian in traditional dress waving his hand across the entrance to the tomb. L/S of ruins.

    Intertitle reads: "...and still the inscrutable Sphinx looks down on Man's efforts to solve the ages long history of this mysterious land."

    Good M/S of the Sphinx and large pyramid behind it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    292.23
    Media URN:
    23422
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:27:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    G 937

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