Film: 1199

Places + Locations | 1920 | Silent | B/W


Amateur home movie of Egypt. Circa 1927
Streets. Pigs in sty. Westerner rides horse down street. Servant with dogs on leashes. Lady sits on wall, looks at camera. Westerners sitting outdoors in wicker chairs drinking beer and swishing flies. Archaeology at the Sphinx. Workmen at sphinx (with scaffolding) Pyramid entrance. Workmen with pickaxes. Tourists on camels. Many women carry baskets on heads. Men push railed wagon past sphinx. Sphinx after work completed and no scaffolding. Street scenes, donkeys. Bridge of Kasser el Nile.

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