• Short Summary

    Anglo-Egyptian agreement about future of Suez Canal is signed in Cairo.

  • Description

    Cairo, Egypt.

    SV press arriving at the Officers Club, Cairo. SV Major Salah Salem, Egyptian Minister of National Guidance, in dark glasses, being greeted turns and walks into building. GTV pan, world press roof of Officers Club. SV & CU Egyptian Premier, Colonel Abdel Nasser shaking hands with press. GTV & STV press around table, listening to Salem and Nasser. CU Major Salem, Egypt's propaganda chief, in dark glasses, addressing press. CU Nasser seated at table. SV pan, press standing at table listening to Salem. SCU Salem and Nasser chatting together at table. STV members of press taking notes. LV interior, Anglo-Egyptian agreement about to be signed with Nasser at head of table and Brigadier Anthony Head, British Minister of War, sitting at his immediate right. CU Nasser at table. CU Head signing agreement. SV agreement being passed to Nasser for signing. CU Nasser signing agreement. SV Nasser passing document on to Egyptian. SV pressmen round Head, pan to Nasser looking on. SV press and others around Nasser and Head. SV Nasser and Head shaking hands. CU Nasser smiling. SV Egyptian pressman pushing forward and trying to kiss Nasser's hands.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:15:00 / 01:34:46:00

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