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  • Short Summary

    Lord Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby in Egypt before leaving for London.

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    Cairo, Egypt.

    Full titles: "Lord Allenby, who has been summoned to London, grants exclusive Cine-interview to our own Staff Cameraman before leaving."

    Good C/U of Lord Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby sitting on bench in gardens he is sitting next to middle aged woman (could be his wife ?), there is a large stately building in the background. Behind the couple is also a strange looking bird (a Marabout Stork) with a very large beak, a man off screen is feeding it.

    L/S of Allenby walking down steps of entrance to large building. L/S of Allenby with other dignitaries walking in picturesque gardens. M/S of Allenby with wife looking out over the river, there is a large road bridge in the background.

    M/S of Allenby sitting at table, a servant / waiter approaches wearing a fez and hands him a note.

    Intertitle reads: "British Government will grant independence and Self Government subject to security of Empire."

    M/S of Allenby opening and reading note. Good C/U of Allenby looking directly at the camera.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:32:00 / 01:02:32:00
    G 847

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