• Short Summary

    Britain guards the Siwa shrineLonely spot in Western Desert is key to South Egypt

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Britain Guards Arab Shrine

    EGYPT: Siwa Oasis:
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    LV tanks crossing desert.
    LV Pagoda Hill
    Caves in hill (in which people live)
    GVs ruined town.
    GVs buildings inside town.
    Donkey's skull on wall.
    GV town in foreground, Pagoda Hill in background.
    Lorry crossing desert.
    Men bathing in spring.
    Water bubbling up in pool.
    Water running from pool down irrigation canal.

    CU Sergeant's arm pan up to soldier's hair inspection.
    Line of soldiers at hair inspection.
    CU Soldier with long hair turns round.
    SV Sergeant orders soldier to have hair-cut and he walks away
    Various shots of soldier having hair cut by barber .
    Other soldiers sitting laughing.
    Soldier poses with finished "hair cut" - a little tuft of hair on back of head

    SLATE: Good Scenes

    Various shots of tanks along in desert
    Top Shot of tank along in desert

    KW: Military - Active
    Background: Britain guards the Siwa shrineLonely spot in Western Desert is key to South Egypt

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAR6ADTLF0KNPC1WVES0993BNR
    Media URN:
    VLVAR6ADTLF0KNPC1WVES0993BNR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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