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Palestine, Egypt and India
Description: Home movie tour of Palestine, Egypt and India in the 1920's

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Clip #: TFA-16C
Length: 19:00
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Region: Middle East
Subject: Amateur film
Original: 16mm
01:20:31 - 01:24:29 >>> PANs Empress of Scotland Steamship in the Bay of Akers in Haifa. Ship’s dory being oared toward shore. People on train with sign hanging ”Grand New Hotel”, various men working at the cargo train cars at the station, a cart selling liquor at the station. Various, entry to Grand New Hotel, street scenes, a well dressed man riding a donkey, man carrying large sack on back. HA PAN from Mt. Olive to Jerusalem, people at the lookout spot. Woman photographing a child in the courtyard of the Church of the Nativity, man at a well in the street in Bethlehem with camels standing around. Main street in Bethlehem and PAN to minaret, camels walking down street, a native cloaked Arab. 01:24:32 - 01:27:16 >>> Tourists with guide on the shore of Dead Sea near Jericho, PAN area with 1920’s open touring car. Tourists in rowed boat. Various PANs of the mosque of the Dome of the Rock. Tourists in the piazza of the Continental Savoy Hotel, donkey cart, carriage, touring cars, truck of the 20s pass, long line of men in funeral procession cross street, statue in square, other traffic and people. 01:27:20 - 01:31:40 >>> Tourists on camels, PAN pyramid and Sphinx in front and area. PAN the tables in the garden at the Hotel Hamel at the Pyramids. PAN the Royal Palace Hotel at Luxor. PAN Nile with dhows and people being carried in oared dories. PAN area Tombs of the Kings. PAN Temple of Haitus, Queen of Thebes. PAN the ruins of the Temple of Ramses. Various at the Rest House, natives, camels resting, the remains of the Colossi statues, a nude boy in desert. Dhows being towed up Nile. 01:31:41 - 01:37:06 >>> Good shot of natives getting water with counterbalanced beam to lift water from well. Various PANs Temple of Karnak and gardens. Good MS women in a potato race on the deck of the Empress of Scotland, men playing deck tennis with a small hoop, blindfolded men in deck fight game, a face washing race. POV LSs as ship enters Bombay harbour. IN Bombay, MSs, snake charmer, policeman, loaded ox carts, tourists walking. Good sequences snake charmers doing their acts, a ferret fighting a snake, an old man with his cobras. 01:37:08 - 01:39:19 >>> Good shot a burning funeral pyre, men preparing a pyre and it on fire. HA PAN Bombay. MSs men and women on the steamship. Children begging as tourists come onto Isle of Elephants. Tourists come down stairway. Israel

This film has also been broken down into individual clips TFA-16C-1 to TFA-16C-31

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