• Short Summary

    As Israel invades Egypt, France and Britain are on the move to protect Suez Canal.

  • Description

    Israel & Egypt.

    GV. Suez Canal. LV. Ship passing through Suez Canal. GV. From bridge of ship to canal. GV. Pan, Israeli frontier and open countryside. GV. Pan, Israeli frontier and open countryside. Angle shot, Israeli guards in lookout tower. GV. Israeli children playing ball, teacher in the centre with rifle over her back. CV. Israeli child throws ball. SV. Teacher with rifle slung over back catches ball. LV. Israeli children playing, man on guard with rifle in foreground. LV. Israeli man and woman patrolling frontier with rifles. CU. Sign in Israeli, Arabic and English "Frontier, Danger!" GV. Israeli village. SV. Man doing farming, driving tractor with a rifle over back sitting on the part which the tractor is towing. Another man is sitting with a rifle over his back. SV. The man on the back of the tractor, as the tractor drives away showing his gun over shoulder. LV. Bullet ridden lorry after Egyptian raid. CU. Bullet holes in windscreen. GV. Pan, Cairo. SV. Line of armoured vehicles driving through main street in Cairo. SCU. Egyptian tanks coming by. SCU. Truckload of soldiers with rifles drive by. SV. Egyptian Prime Minister Abdel Nasser and Soviet Foreign Minster Shepilov meeting in Cairo, & CU. CS. Israeli Army men and women in uniform and tin hats marching towards, & SCU. GV. Aftermath of Egyptian attack showing burnt out iron huts, CV. CU. Twisted sheets. SCU. Israeli General Moshe Dayan, Head of Israeli's Armed Forces, with patch over one eye. GV. Tanks moving through open countryside. CU. One tank. SCU. Israeli premier, Ben Gurion, sitting at table, writing, & CU. GV. Suez Canal with ships in it. SV. British troops jumping out of train in the Suez Canal area. GV. British troops unloading stuff on quayside of Suez Canal. GV. Boat with mass of British troops arriving. LV. British warship at anchor. Tracking shot from end of boat showing "pom pom guns" and a white flag.

    (All library shots.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:40:00 / 01:35:53:00

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