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Egypt Crisis (1951)

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Full title reads: "Egypt Crisis". Egypt. Discussions arise after Egypt talks about abrogating her treaty with Britain. Aerial views over Egypt. VS of Ships in Suez Canal. VS of King Farouk. Library shots - MS of Egyptian Prime Minister Nahas Pasha. Shots of treaty discussions in 1936 - Anthony Eden and Ramsay MacDonald are there. Library shots of Britain handing over control of Egypt at the end of WWII. VS of Egyptian irrigation systems. VS of cotton plantations. CU map of Egypt. VS of British troops guarding the Suez Canal and warships travelling through canal. MS meeting of the Arab League. Marly Le Roi, SHAPE HQ, nr Paris, France. GV Generals and Admirals of SHAPE with General Omar Bradley - they include Admiral Nomy, General Missolfe, General Lechere, Field Marshal Montgomery, Admiral Lord Fraser, General Juin and General Slim.. CU Field Marshal Viscount Bernard Montgomery and General Bradley. SV Admiral Fischer, French General Field Marshal Sir William Slim. CU Monty, Bradley and Fischer. Cataloguer's Note: SHAPE stands for Supreme Headquarters Atlantic Powers in Europe - MD. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1479.04