Crisis in Egypt - King under heavy guard after Governor General of Sudan's assassination.
Title: "The CRISIS in EGYPT. News and views of centre of World interest to-day, taken by PATHE GAZETTE Staff Cameraman ..."
Britain punishes Egypt for assassination of Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General of Sudan.
Intertitle: "Cairo and the Nile".
Panning L/S of the Cairo skyline with a large mosque in the foreground. L/S of the River Nile, a yacht is moored in the foreground.
Intertitle: "The Native Quarter".
M/S of a narrow street, women wearing the veil carry children, a horse and cart passes, traders go about their business.
Intertitle: "Some types".
C/U of a group of Egyptians, mainly young boys - some wear turbans, others wear fez hats or tabouches, two women in black veils also stand with them.
Intertitle: "ZAGHLUL PASHA, the Nationalist Leader".
C/U of Pasha, he wears a fez and appears to be sitting in a railway carriage. M/S of a group of men, mostly wearing fez hats, walking towards the camera, they appear to be in a desert setting.
Intertitle: "All Units of Egyptian Army have been ordered out of the Soudan".
M/S of the courtyard of a large building ( a Palace?), a troop of Egyptian soldier stand to attention.
Intertitle: "KING FUAD in the Abdin Palace".
Panning L/S of the Palace, soldiers stand on guard in sentry boxes, several men walk past, including a European man who tips his boater. M/S of a large man with a moustache and a fez - the King? Accompanied by two other men, one in military uniform, he walks down some steps in the Palace garden and comes towards the camera. C/U of King Fuad and his spectacular waxed moustache.
Intertitle: "Field Marshal LORD ALLENBY, Britain's Strong Man".
Panning L/S of the picturesque palace garden. M/S of Lord Allenby walking down the steps leading to the Palace entrance.
Intertitle: "The Residency is strongly guarded".
Various shots of a troop of soldier in safari helmets patrolling outside the Palace.