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Following a local Arab war, British Royal Marine Commandos seal off the township of Crater in Aden.

The British Royal Marines control a local Arab war in Aden following independence from Britain. Royal Marine Commandos stand around a jeep and discuss a map on a jeep bonnet. Aerial view of the small township of Crater, located in the center of an extinct volcano. Royal Marine tanks advance on a road. Military vehicles including an ambulance. A Commando with a gun and ammunition belts keeps guard. Commandos stand near an ambulance on a road. Marine Commandos in position behind barricades and at check points, seal off the town.

Date: 1966, June
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes in the old native quarter of Aden, Yemen

Scenes in the old native quarter, in a valley of Aden, Yemen, supposedly formed as a crater in antiquity. Various merchants and their stalls line the area. The streets are filled with pedestrians, and shoppers. Some tradesmen are creating products on the spot. One such, uses a grinding wheel powered by a helper who pulls on ropes to turn the wheel. A horse cart travels along a path that passes under a high bridge.

Date: 1916
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
King Saud Ibn Abd al-Aziz, of Saudi Arabia, arrives in New York Harbor to 21 gun salute.

Naval ship fires 21 gun salute for Saudi Arabian monarch, King Saud Ibn Abd al-Aziz, arriving in New York Harbor on Liner, SS Constitution, at night. A coast guard vessel transfers the Royal Party to the Destroyer Willis A. Lee (DD-929) which carries them to the pier with other destroyers in escort. Statue of Liberty is seen. The king and party members are greeted at the dock by Henry Cabot Lodge. A cadillac limousine, carrying the King, arrives at the United Nations, in New York. King Saud leaves the car, enters the UN building where United Nations Secretary General, Dag Hammarskjold meets him. and escorts him to the United Nations General Assembly. Delegates and dignitaries seated in a council hall. King Saud enters the hall and people applaud. King Saud addresses the general assembly. Dignitaries and delegates applaud after the speech. King Saud during the reception given by His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Al-Khayyal. Ambassador of Saudi Arabia. Dignitaries meet the King. Among those greeting him are UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, Doctor Charles Habib Malik, Foreign Minister of Lebanon,members of the Yemen delegation, and U.S. Ambassador Wadsworth, who traveled with the King from Saudi Arabia.

Date: 1957, January 29
Duration: 6 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Markets, commerce, and architecture in the Muslim world of the Middle East

Opening scene shows families, including small children, walking through a bazaar in North Africa. Some riders on horseback pass them. A man in a fez and several merchants (some carrying goods on their heads) are seen. Customers converse with a seller of metal wares. Scene shifts to a bazaar in Arabia. Arabs and a few in more western dress, walk near the building. Inside, a man is seen sharpening and polishing curved knives. The next market shown is in Syria. A busy street is seen in front of the bazaar, with some persons riding camels. A merchant walking with a donkey carrying a load of goods. A boy rides a small donkey. Pedestrians abound. Wooden objects are displayed in one of the stalls of the market place, where carpenter is seen working on an item. Slate describes the next bazaar as located in North India (current-day Pakistan). A crowded market is seen with many textiles displayed and numerous persons walking through the area. Multistory buildings line the market. Views of Mosques in Moslem countries. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul,turkey. The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha (Alabaster Mosque) in the Citadel of Cairo, Egypt A mosque with five low domes (minaret not seen) in Yemen. The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore. Women carrying parcels on their heads, as they walk past massive clay structures. Closeup of a woman with several children, who run to play in yard near a clay house. A donkey stands in the yard. Examples of some large attractive clay buildings in southern Arabia.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Students show banners, shout and run on streets while policemen fire tear gas and chase in British Colony, Aden, South Arabia.

Street riots in British Colony, Aden, South Arabia. Buildings in the city. Students protest in a violent rally. Policeman watches them. Students carry banners written in Arabic language. Policeman fires snow bomb and tear gas. Protesters run on streets. Policemen run with rifles. Five protesters go on street.

Date: 1967, March 28
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
NASA Gemini program achievements in 1966, including astronauts walking in space.

NASA Lunar Orbiter 2 takes off to photograph areas of the moon, on November 6, 1966.The space ship in space. Scientists work reviewing film and photos of potential landing zones for man's future attempt to land on the moon (stated as a 1970 goal by the narrator). Next part of clip shows scenes from NASA Gemini missions in 1966. Space walk by astronauts tied with a tether to the space ship. Astronauts docking with Agena Target Vehicles. Astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong welcomed after their return from space at conclusion of Gemini VIII (Gemini 8) mission. They emerge from a helicopter and walk on a deck. Narrator mentions that in same year a U.S.-Russian space treaty was signed for disarmament of space.

Date: 1966
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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