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Across North Africa
Description: A cruise of the S.S. France and a 2500 mile trek by motor across Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco
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Clip #: AD-28-3
Length: 10:22
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: J B Harnett
Region: Africa
Country: Algeria
Subject: Ocean Liners
Original: 35mm
02:00:13:21 Title card: "Across Africa: A Land of Magic Dreams: Produced by JB Harnett and WL Barr, with co-operation with the French Line" Title card: "Goodbye Broadway" Ocean liner S.S. France POV departing French Line Pier w/ crowds on pier waving (great shot, but occasionally see person's arm in frame as they wave from deck of ocean liner). People on deck of departing ocean liner waving back to people on pier. TD smokestack of ocean liner (slightly shaky). Title card: "Sailing, Sailing�" Bow of ocean liner as it forges through water. VS passengers sitting in deckchairs. VS passengers playing deck tennis (leisure activities, recreation) 02:02:17:16 Ocean liner POV of horizon on foggy day. PAN passengers looking at view from deck of ocean liner. Ocean liner POV w/ coast in distance on foggy day. Algiers, Algeria WS port of Algiers (harbor). HA PAN Algiers cityscape & port / harbor. EXT Jamaa el-Jedid Mosque (New Mosque) w/ Philippe �galit�, Duke of Orleans equestrian statue in front. Algerians walking through Place du Gouvernement (now Place des Martyrs) Algerians boarding buses. PAN street in European Quarter (Rue de Constantine? Rue de la Marine?). 02:04:15:03 Algiers, Algeria VS Algerians in traditional dress walking on narrow streets of Casbah (Native Quarter). VS Algerian merchants selling goods on Casbah streets. MS cobbler fixing shoes. LA Algerians walking down steps. HA PAN shipyard w/ rows of crates. LS crane lowering crate from ship. VS bales of esparto grass being loaded onto freighter ship. 02:06:18:01 Tunis, Tunisia Marketplace on roof-covered lanes of medina. VS street scenes w/ Tunisians (Muslims) in traditional dress. Muslim women in traditional dress covered in white robes & black veils. Procession of Tunisians (Muslims) in traditional dress walking down street & being led by musicians. 02:07:06:13 Tunisia Men loading luggage & supplies onto roof of 1920s car. Men wearing safari hats standing next to car talking. WS 1920s car driving down tree-lined road. WS PAN dried "salt lake" in desert w/ mountain range in BG (probably Chott el Jerid). Man shoveling salt on dried lake. CU hand picking up salt. VS hot springs. VS Roman ruins at Dougga. WS TD steps of Roman amphitheater, PAN roman ruins. LS columns near theater. MS portico of capitol building. TU columns to portico of capitol building. PAN Roman ruins. 02:09:15:06 Carthage, Tunisia VS Roman ruins at Carthage. Caucasian man wearing safari hat touching intact tiled floor mosaic. CU details on floor mosaic. Timgad, Algeria HA PAN ruins at Timgad, Aur�s Mountains in BG. WS Roman columns amongst ruins. WS LS Trajan's Arch flanked by colonnades. MS Trajan's Arch.

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