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    Canal Zone, Egypt: LV Shepherdess with flock sheep & goats passing along road in Canal Zone. SCU Ditto. SV Camels on road. GV Garrison Church at Moascer. SV G.O.C. British Troops in Egypt, General Sir George Erskine, KBE. CB. DSO. arriving at Church with family. SCU Ditto. SV Lorry with Father Christmas arriving at R.A.F. Camp - Kabrit. CU Kids. SV Father Christmas surrounded by children. GV General Erskine visits Sgt's mess where men are being entertained. CU Soldier gnawing chicken bone. SV General Erskine talking to men. SV Erskine handshakes Sgt. Another V Ditto. GV Ship, tanker, sailing up canal. Closer V With R.A.F. speedboat on patrol. SV Russian ship. CU Hammer & sickle on funnel. SV Pan Escort of R.A.F. speedboats Pan to Russian ship. GV Vampires jets upland on tarmac at Deversoir Air station. SV Pilots being briefed.[QUERY]



    Canal Zone, Egypt: GV 12 Vampire Jets flying. Closer V 12 Vampire Jets in flight peeling off. Pan Shot Ships coming down canal Pan to 4 Vampires overhead. 126ft



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    Shot General Erskine, wife & daughter & personal staff at Staff House G.H.Q. Erskine drinks from Loving Cup which is passed around. Another Shot As cup proffered to daughter, she declines. CU Erskine drinks, daughter does likewise. SCU Erskine, wife & daughter. CU Erskine, daughter comes into picture.



    Personalities - Armed Forces; Religion and Superstition; Military - R&R; Celebrations - Seasonal; British Empire; Sir George Erskine (1899-1965)




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    Canal Zone

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    Film ID:
    VLVA712SEMX62E0V6IITNIXRSWFE9
    Media URN:
    VLVA712SEMX62E0V6IITNIXRSWFE9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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