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Description: A tour of Egypt in the 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-216B
Length: 12:28
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Middle East
Country: Egypt
City: Cairo
Subject: Monument
Original: 16mm
1950s, Egypt, map of Egypt, beach and Mediterranean coast, Alexandria coast, cityscape, children sitting next to railing along water, sailboat, harbor, port, docked ships, sailors, freighters, Pompey's Pillar, tour guide leading people through catacombs, man and woman walking along waterfront near Citadel of Qaitbay, fortress, children seated on beach looking at fortress in distance built by Napoleon, Abu Qir, Tahrir Square, Liberation Square, Ismail Square, Khedive Ismail Monument, business district street scenes, policeman directing traffic, boulevard, avenue, vendor selling drinks to men, man and woman walking through garden, Montaza Palace, women walking through Ras el-Tin Palace grounds, Corniche, beach, Mediterranean Sea, riverboat on Nile River, Egyptian man serving people seated at tables on riverboat deck, woman stirring cup on saucer, men seated on deck chairs talking, men pointing and looking at view from deck, felucca, stacked produce on felucca, Egypt map, Aswan, Aswan Dam, ancient granite quarries, Unfinished Obelisk, cataracts of the Nile, men in traditional clothing on shore looking at feluccas on Nile River, artists painting scenery, people waving from felucca, Egypt map, Suez, moored ships, ships passing through Suez Canal, Egypt, Cairo, street scenes, traffic, modern buildings, people sitting at outdoor cafe tables, pedestrians, traffic circle, modern apartment buildings, houseboats, wide boulevard, downtown, workers making road in outlying Cairo area, Qasr al-Nil Bridge, felucca mast lowered to pass under Qasr al-Nil Bridge, park, children playing in park, man playing golf, man playing tennis, woman and man playing croquet, sailboats on Nile River, Cairo Yacht Club, neon signs lit up at night, waiter serving Egyptian food to people dining at table, platters of Egyptian cuisine, roast pigeon, lamb kebab and kofta, dolma, old city, pedestrians, shops, vendors, stalls, craftsmen, intricate designs on copper and silver, fashioning object from gold, craftsman using traditional lathe to make amber cigarette holder, man looking through window screen at Cairo Citadel, Saladin Citadel of Cairo, Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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