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Egypt & Malta
Description: A trip up the Suez Canal to Port Said and then to Malta
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Clip #: TFA-35E
Length: 8:49
Year: 1933
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Africa
Country: Egypt
City: Cairo
Subject: Canals
Original: 16mm
Suez Canal, Egypt Sailboat on canal. View behind ship bow window on Suez Canal. Man on bow looking at view through binoculars. VS from deck of sailing ships & ocean liners on canal. Ship POV of ocean liner being pulled along canal. Passengers on deck watching as ocean liner goes past. HA ship POV people on banks of canal. View from ship of signal stations along banks of canal. Shadow of ship on desert sands. View from ship of caravan of camels on banks of canal. VS view from ship of WWI memorial (Suez Canal Defense Monument). Fast speed view from ship deck on Suez Canal. View from ship of railroad train running along canal & Lake Manzala. Port Said, Egypt VS ship deck views entering Port Said harbor. Passengers on deck looking out as ship passes through harbor. VS deck views of buildings along waterfront including Suez Canal Company, Port of Administration, Custom House, & American Consulate. HA floating gangplank attached to dock. Passengers departing ocean liner on gangplank. VS Egyptian peddlers on rowboats soliciting tourists at dock. Ship POV past Ferdinand de Lesseps statue. Valletta cityscape along waterfront & harbor. Passengers departing ship onto dock. Fortified city walls. Religious statue. Pedestrians & horse-drawn carriages passing through King's Gate. VS pedestrians & traffic on Strada Reale (now Republic Street). Maltese women in traditional clothing w/ black headdresses / capes (traditional culture, traditional dress, native dress). HA views of Valletta Grand Harbour & Fort St Angelo from bastion. HA Marsamxett Harbour from bastion. Shepherd walking w/ herd of goats on street. Shepherd milking goat into cup. HA close together houses on narrow street. Boy taking cup which is lowered from high window. Boy milking goat into cup. CU face of goat wearing muzzle. Boy putting cup into canister, which is raised back into window. (European culture, traditional culture) Children w/ goats on street. Pedestrians on busy street.

First 5:30 is same as AD-64-1. HD master made 02/09-21

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