• Short Summary

    British troops search Port Said for Lieutenant Moorhouse, kidnapped by the Egyptians.

  • Description

    Port Said, Egypt.

    GV. British soldier on guard in front of a coil of barbed wire stretching across main street in Port Said. In the background, British tanks are moving slowly up street in search of suspects in connection with the missing British Officer, Lieutenant Anthony Moorhouse who was kidnapped by Arabs. SV. British tank moving slowly along street towards camera. CU. Pan, tank men watching from turret of tank. AS. Egyptians watching from balconies of their homes, pan down to British troops marching past building with rifles at the ready. SV. Towards and pan, British troops with rifles moving into the area where search is to commence. GV. Partly deserted street with British troops on the watch. SV. British troops in alleyway banging down door with the butts of their rifles. GV. Buildings in Port Said street. Pan down to LV. of suspects being rounded up. SV. Towards and pan, Egyptian suspects being rounded up with their hands up, pan to an old man. SV. Two British soldiers rounded Egyptian suspects. SV. British troops guarding a group of suspects kneeling down and facing the wall. LV. Group of British troops about to search and bring out suspects from building. SV. Officer giving instructions to a private. SV. Egyptian suspects being brought out of building. SV. Pan, two British troops rounding up another suspect. LV. Rounded up suspects with hands held above their heads. British soldier on guard in foreground. SV. A soldier searching suspect . He pushes him over on pavement for other British soldiers to make further search. SCU. British Sergeant searching two Egyptian suspects. LV. British troops and officers grouped around captured arms. CU. Bullets etc., pan to two rifles. GV. Suspects being marched away guarded in the foreground by British soldier with bren-gun. SV. Egyptian suspects with hands held over head being marched away.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig. "K")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:18:50:00

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