• Short Summary

    Some of the first French and British tourists to visit Egypt since the Suez crisis fifteen months ago disembark at Alexandria in the Greek ship, Olympia.

  • Description

    1.
    S.V. Name of ship "Olympia"-pan along side of ship passengers dis-embarking.


    2.
    L.V.Pan From stern to G.V. passengers disembarking.


    3.
    Semi-S.V. (Semi Side V) Passengers coming ashore.


    4.
    S.V. Pan-passengers ashore.


    5.
    L.V. Passengers down gangway.


    6.
    S.V. Passengers walk past.


    7.
    L.V. Pan along sign "WELCOME TO EGYPT" to band on quayside.


    8.
    S.V. Band playing.


    9.
    L.V. People on deck of ship.


    10.
    S.V. People coming off ship.


    11.
    L.V. People on train.


    12.
    Back V. People standing in doorway of train.


    13.
    S.V. People seated in compartment of train.


    14.
    S.V. Woman taking cine pictures.


    15.
    Top V. Egyptian vendor selling to tourists.


    16.
    Ground V. Band playing.


    17.
    L.Side V. Train away.




    Initials J.H./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Some of the first French and British tourists to visit Egypt since the Suez crisis fifteen months ago disembark at Alexandria in the Greek ship, Olympia.

    The atmosphere was relaxed and - as the banner proclaims - welcoming. All facilities for the speedy clearing of tourists to Cairo and other tourists centres were functioning efficiently.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA94KGW0HOG5IX4NLM9ZNTQI581
    Media URN:
    VLVA94KGW0HOG5IX4NLM9ZNTQI581
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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