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    THE U.A.R. state tourist Administration together with the Information Department and Sylvania Electric Products INC.?

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    REEL No I


    1.
    General view for the Great Pyramid.


    2.
    " " " " " " from hight place, down a dog-Car


    3.
    Medum view for the " " " with tourists.


    4.
    General view for Cairo from the top of the Great Pyramid.


    5.
    " " " Pyramid, right, the bulbs, on the left a Camel ridden with tourists.


    6.
    " " " G. " right the Cadre the lamps, left the woden


    7.
    Medum view " " a workman coming out of a tent carring the Bulbs Box. Stades.


    8.
    Near view for an Ingineer gives orders.


    9.
    Big view for a workman carring the bulbs holder.


    10.
    " " " silver Boxes.


    11.
    Near view for lamps, workmen fixing them.


    12.
    Big view for a workman carring the lamp's holders.


    13.
    Medum view " " " during work.


    14.
    Near view for the wodden stades & a Generator Box.


    15.
    Big view for the lamps wodden stades.


    16.
    Medum view for some lamps on the growen near the G. Pyramid.



    REEL No 2



    Flash Shooting for the Great Pyramid.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE U.A.R. state tourist Administration together with the Information Department and Sylvania Electric Products INC. Co-operated to flash Photograph in full coulour the Great Pyramid of Cheaps.

    The Great Pyramid is about 450 F. hight, each of its four side at base is 750 F. in width.

    6,500 Flash bulbs Illuminate the Great Pyramid, preparations installing the entire equipment took more than a month.

    On sunday the 24th May, the Sylvania Electric Products INC. succeeded in taking the Big Shot. This Success come after 3 failures the first on the 18th May was due to the electric wiring being driven away by a story. The second time which was on the 22nd May. Some of the lamps fell down for unknown reason. The third trial on the 23 May unfortunately, the electric current was dead.

    As you see, 4 trips were effected for one Single shot.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE65Z74O0J3836IE1IVEV7IW2X
    Media URN:
    VLVAE65Z74O0J3836IE1IVEV7IW2X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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