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    Last days of political upheaval in Cairo. Some excellent shots capturing the political climate.

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    Cairo, Egypt

    Several shots of the Cairo during these last days of continual political upheavals. The police garrisons the street (some policemen with shields and cudgels and some others with guns) The opera Square garrisoned by the troops. The Opera Palace with Guards on horseback. The British Consulate garrisoned by the troops. Neguib's Headquarters Abbassieh where Col. Nasser resided up to some days ago and where Neguib has now come back. Opposite to the Abbasieh Palace is the barrack of the armoured troops on the roof is a pointed machine gun. Tanks are going out of the barrack. Ovation of the crowd before the house of Neguib. A Photograph of Neguib is held by a Sudan man and by an Egyptian. Neguib's house with sentries. A sentry from Sudan before Neguib's house. The relieving of the Guard. Gen. Neguib comes out of his Headquarters to go to the Revolutionary Council where he will be reappointed as Prime Minister and Chairman of the Revolution Crowd at the passage of the auto cars. Gen. Neguib with his train is greeted by authorities and by the crowd. Gen. Neguib talks with some officers. Passage of Neguib's car. The trains of the cars. Neguib arrives to the Revolutionary Council. The inside of the Great Hall of the Revolutionary Council. The inside of the Great Hall of the Revolutionary Council. Minster Salem (with Spectacles.) Col. Gamal Abdel Nasser, Neguib and Col. Nasser are talking together. Neguib and Col. Nasser are talking together. Neguib stands up and shakes hands with Min. Salem. on his right, is Col. Nasser (sitting down) A Sudan man harangues the crowd. Gen. Neguib and Col. Nasser come out of the meeting of the Revolutionary. Council which restored Neguib to all his powers. Gen. Neguib with the officers on his left is Col. Nasser. The Crowd acclaims Neguib. Gen. Neguib grants to the Incom Cameraman. The crowd acclaims Neguib. Neguib speaks to the crowd. Acclaiming crowd. Gen. Neguib is moved and wipes his eyes. Crowd, and flags. Neguib is saluting from the balcony. (Mute Lav.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:02:00 / 01:21:31:00
    UN 2596 I

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