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    Cairo, Egypt: LTV wounded soldiers, some in bed, others in bath chairs on either side of corridor and two nurses wheeling trolley towards with coloured Easter eggs, cigarettes and sweets. SV two nurses wheeling trolley towards past soldiers. SCU nurse giving soldier some gifts off trolley. CUTV trolley with tubes of fruit drops and Easter eggs, and cigarettes, hands picking up same. SCU officer cutting large Easter egg into pieces for soldiers, nurse helping him, soldiers watching, one soldier with head all bandaged. CU soldier with arm in sling taking piece of Easter egg out of basket held by nurse, pan to another soldier in bed taking a piece and eating it. LTBV convalescent soldiers going aboard pleasure steamer for trip down river. LV soldiers leaning against ship's rails, waving -, pan shot. Semi side view three types listening to Egyptian explaining something to them. SV angle shot two soldiers with two Egyptians, leaning against ship's rails. SBV three soldiers and one New Zealand soldier leaning over ship's rails waving to another pleasure steamer with many people aboard. LTV party of soldiers in foreground sitting round table eating, Egyptians playing bag-pipes past in background. LV pan large group of soldiers posing. SV group of soldiers posing with a few Egyptians, pan shot. LV Egyptians playing bagpipes, band following, part of large building in background. LV soldiers eating at table in foreground, crowd of people in b-d. pan shot -. SV some soldiers sitting on ground, others standing behind, watching - pan to Egyptian conjuror pulling long strips of cloth out of mouth. SV convalescent soldiers, one on crutches, strolling around.








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    Film ID:
    VLVA2PKB6281F02O2LDWVMCPKTZGV
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PKB6281F02O2LDWVMCPKTZGV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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