• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH OLD VIC THEATRE COMPANY, ON A SEVEN-WEEK TOUR OF EUROPEAN CAPITALS SPONSORED BY THE U.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU OKASSHA SHAKES HANDS WITH FAWZI ON ARRIVAL AT THEATRE, AND SITS.
    0.10

    2.
    GV'S VARIOUS SHOTS DURING "ROMEO AND JULIET".
    0.43

    3.
    LV OKASSHA AND PARTY SEATED DURING PLAY.
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    4.
    ANOTHER SCENE FROM "ROMEO AND JULIET".
    0.56



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BRITISH OLD VIC THEATRE COMPANY, ON A SEVEN-WEEK TOUR OF EUROPEAN CAPITALS SPONSORED BY THE U.K GOVERNMENT CULTURAL ORGANIZATION, BRITISH COUNCIL, PRESENTED SHAKESPEARE'S "ROMEO AND JULIET," AUG 8, AT THE INAUGURATION OF A NEW THEATRE AMONG THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA, NEAR CAIRO.

    THE VISIT - UNTIL AUG 11, INCLUDING BERNARD SHAW'S "SAINT JOHN" - IS THE FIRST OF A BRITISH THEATRE COMPANY TO EGYPT SINCE THE ATTACK ON SUEZ SIX YEARS AGO.

    PRESIDENT NASSER WAS REPRESENTED BY THE EGYPTIAN MINISTER OF CULTURE, DR. SAWAT OKASSHA. OTHERS PRESENT WERE EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, DR. MAHMOUD FAWZI, AND BRITISH COUNSELLOR GEOFFREY G. ARTHUR.

    THE EGYPTIAN CULTURAL MINISTRY PLAN AN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL AT THE PYRAMIDS THEATRE NEXT SUMMER TO KEEP BOOST TOURISM IN THIS LAND OF THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA29CCAZCMWV5ELKLOQPH2RWC3E
    Media URN:
    VLVA29CCAZCMWV5ELKLOQPH2RWC3E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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