Fliers from Desert Yacht Club with sails attached to the cars in Abu-Sueir, Egypt. Man drives a motor car with a sail. Motor cars with sails drive away.
View of river Nile. Ruins of the Temple of Philae, half submerged in the Nile river. View of the Temple Abu Simbel on the banks of river Nile. Statues of Ramesses II carved out from stone. Faceless statue at Abu Simbel.
Aswan high dam project in Nile valley, Egypt. Children play in village. A man cuts meat, another man stands besides him. Schools, health centers and buildings of city. People walk. Cranes at work to move statues on Abu Simbel temples. Statues of Ramesses Two and his Queen. Workers clean carved sections. Worker works on a statue.
Jews in New York busy in shopping on preparations for a festival commemorating the Exodus from Egypt. The lower east side Ghetto busy with Jews buying and bargaining matzos, the unleavened bread that must be eaten during the seven days festival. Merchandise and push carts lined along streets. Line of Jews outside a building of a Jewish charitable agency supplying matzos. Men and women after receiving the matzos from it.
Several men stroll along a path in the park, on a warm day, in Harbin china. A pavilion is seen, decorated with small flags of many nations, including, among others:Japan; Turkey; the United states; Egypt; Greece; and Great Britain. (Although the United States and most other nations did not ever formally recognize the independent State of Manchukuo, the U.S. and others maintained consulates in Harbin and had a number of their citizens residing there.) Attendees walk to seats in an open theater in the park. It contains seats and benches. A formation of Japanese biwing bombers flies overhead. Tables for Manchuckuo officials and special guests are on a raised platform. The backdrop is decorated with two crossed flags of the new Manchukuo, flanking a picture of its new leader, Manchurian former emperor of China, Aisin-Gioro Pu-Yi, aka "Henry Pu-Yi." The event proceeds with speeches and applause from the attendees. Two large Manchukuo flags are stretched out from the gateway of the park. A tram (street car) passes along tracks and powered by overhead electric wires. The tram is decorated with numerous small flags. Local people are seen going about their routine business on the streets. The flag of Manchuckuo flying on a flag pole.
Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.