• Short Summary

    Colour travel item showing various places in Tunisia.

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    Tunisia. Colour item.

    Various shots eighth army vehicle tracks in sand. C/U old war time road sign 'Mareth'. C/U 'Matmata', C/U '18 miles to Medenine'. L/S French bunker from last war. M/S sand blowing into it. M/S cross against sky at British war cemetery. M/S four gravestones. C/U grave. L/S British cemetery. L/S desert, pan to reveal Gabes oasis. M/S sun blazing through palm trees. L/S avenue Mohammed Fith in Tunis. M/S traffic in Place Del Afrique. C/U policeman directing traffic. M/S street scene. M/S Catholic cathedral. M/S camera tilts up to towers with Tunisian flag in foreground. Travelling shot inside car approaching Ghoumrassen. M/S children and man with horse in foreground. M/S street scene in Ksar Haddada. C/U old man mending shoe. C/U schoolboys reading book. L/S village street.

    L/S main street Avenue Bourguiba tilt up to show modern building. L/S quarter circle hotel. M/S hotel. L/S woman walking into cave at Matmata. M/S one of Berber women grinding corn C/U her face. Tilt down to stone mill in operation, with her hand putting wheat in. M/S's as man leaves from upper cave dwelling. L/S Roman ruins at Carthage. C/U floor mosaics, pan across them, pan up to show ruins of statues. M/S hotel. L/S coastline at Lidi Bowsaid near Carthage. M/S car on ferry boat en route to Djerba. C/U boat's wake. C/U ferry boat's captain. L/S fishing boat passing ferry boat. M/S street scene in main village on the island of Houmt-Souk. M/S and C/U tourists looking at a Halbia decorated water jar. Various shots Spanish fort with stone mason doing restoration work outside. C/U stone mason working. M/S man walking into fort in background. C/U stone mason, pan down to show him working. M/S Spanish Fort. L/S Ulysses Palace Hotel at Djerba. M/S tourists arriving in car outside hotel. M/S tourists on terrace of hotel. L/S man and woman climbing onto camels. M/S as camels stand up and start to walk. M/S tourists riding camels past camera. L/S tourists riding camels away from camera.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    01:13:35:00 / 01:16:44:00

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