• Short Summary

    UN take-over starts and the first British Unit withdraws from Suez Canal.

  • Description

    Port Said and Suez Canal, Egypt.

    GV. Block ships being cleared in the Suez Canal. SV. General Burns stepping down from plane and being greeted by General Keightley. SV. General Burns United Nations Commander, talking to General Sir Charles Keightley, Allied Commander-in-Chief. LV. Towards and pan, General Burns and General Keightley walk towards their jeep which is to be driven by General Stockwell, Port Said Commander. SV. General Burns stepping into front of jeep followed by General Keightley who sits in the back. LV. Towards and pan to back view, General Burns and Keightley in jeep driven by General Stockwell. GV. United Nations train pulling into Port Said station. SV. United Nations troops looking out of windows about to disembark. SCU. UN troops looking out of windows. SCU. UN Norwegian Commander and Brigadier Stephens. SV. UN troops disembarking from train onto platform. GV. Egyptian masses demonstrating outside station, chanting: "Hey! Hey! Abdel Nasser!" Demonstrators being controlled by Egyptian police. SV. & CU. Demonstrators shouting and waving. SV. UN troops marching along the road en route to UN encampment. CU. Pan, UN soldier past camera, showing United Nations armband. CU. Egyptian demonstrators shouting and waving. GV. UN troops marching into camp. SV. General Keightley, left, and General Stockwell, visiting the UN troop camp in the forward areas. Camera pans as General Stockwell and General Keightley stop to talk to UN troops in bathing costumes. SV. The Generals talking to UN troops. General Stockwell brings forward a UN soldier in bathing costume and pushes him into the sea. SV. General Keightley talking to UN troops in bathing costumes. GV. Mass of troops enjoying themselves applauding in front of improvised open air stage. SV. Two entertainers on stage. SCU. Troops laughing. GV. Air view, flying over Port Said showing rows and rows of buildings completely undamaged.

    GV. Pan, salvage ships in operation in the Suez Canal. SCU. Camels in operation, pan down to funnel of sunken ship. SV. Diver going down for inspection. GV. Salvage ships in operation, & SV. & GV. GV. Royal West Kents embarking on Z- craft. SV. & BV. Royal West Kents walking onto Z-craft carrying kit bags. SV. At night, more Royal West Kents marching onto their craft carrying kit bags (2 shots). SV. Royal West Kents waving. GV. Royal West Kents waving from their Z-craft as they leave Port Said.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig.M.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:08:00 / 01:44:58:00

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