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  • Short Summary

    British and Commonwealth troops in Egypt in 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Egypt.

    Several shots of British horse mounted patrol riding in desert. They dismount and get their guns ready for action.

    Soldiers lined up. Various shots of British troops rifle drill on square at base camp.

    A short sequence of the troops digging, possibly trenches - an officer shows a soldier how to dig.

    Various shots of the troops, some Australians, on leave in Cairo. Soldiers are seen browsing around Cairo. Cairo people surround them offering goods.

    Several shots of the troops horses resting on the field.

    Panning shot over rooftops of Cairo.

    (Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    616.02
    Media URN:
    58367
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:46:00 / 01:08:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 208 B

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