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President Nasser arrives for a conference with Indian Minister, Australia's Prime Minister and others in Cairo, Egypt.

Suez Canal crises sorted out by Egyptian President Abdel Nasser in Cairo, Egypt. In Britain supplies of military material like artillery, guns and truck being stocked and loaded onto a ship to be transported to the Middle East. artillery and trucks being loaded. In Cairo Indian Minister Vengalil Krishanan Krishna Menon arrives. He greets others. Australia's Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies arrives in Cairo. Egypt's President Nasser arrives at a conference.

Date: 1956, September 6
Duration: 1 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Demonstrations and riots in Cairo, Egypt, when United Nations forces entered Port Said during the Suez crisis of 1956.

Opening scene shows men in the streets of Cairo, Egypt. Remnants of barriers lay across the road. Black smoke rises from a building fire in the background. Camera focuses on a portrait of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, atop a tall street pole. Street filled with men milling about. Men running beside railroad tracks, as smoke appears to be in the background. A crowd of men watch as one of them pulls down a banner displayed on a building. Back at the railroad site, several men watch a military armored car. Men assist another who is seen lying on a sidewalk. A young boy walks past as the men start to pull the victim up from the sidewalk. A group of men carrying the victim along a street. View from flat roof overlooking street below where a patrolling jeep carrying soldiers passes below. Charred material and destroyed steel barriers obstruct a street. Pedestrians walk about on sidewalks and street in background. Closeup of more charred and steel obstacles on a street. Men on the street in the background. Smoke rising from a burning obstacle in a street. Boulders and rubble blocking a street. View along a street completely covered along its length in rocks and slabs of concrete. Pedestrians walk along the sides of the road. Men standing in rubble at a street corner. Views of more charred makeshift road barriers. An armored car parked in center of the city. A bicyclist rides past and pedestrians ignore it. A White van speeds along the road (possibly an ambulance). Glimpse of a narrow street or alleyway, lined with shops with awnings.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Military parade in Cairo Egypt, before outbreak of hostilities in Suez crisis.

Egyptian military parade in Republic Square, Cairo, Egypt, during escalating tensions over Suez Canal, in October, 1956. . Marching troops. One contingent double-times. Artillery pieces being towed. Tanks rolling down the boulevard. President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser, in Army uniform, stands with General Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer, Egyptian Army Chief of Staff, as they review the Egyptian military forces. Officials and diplomats seated for the event. Egyptian troops in armored vehicles passing in review.

Date: 1956, October
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Egyptian army sets up defenses in Cairo during the Suez crisis of 1956

Egyptian soldiers take up positions to protect Cairo, during the Suez crisis of 1956. In opening scene, a soldier, is seen standing next to a jeep. Camera pans up to cinema marquee advertising an American movie: "Crime in the Streets." Soldiers positioned, at steel barriers in the street, monitor passing traffic which includes civilian cars and military jeeps. Camera in moving vehicle focuses on a jeep passing a heavy armored car parked at a street corner. Camera vehicle drives up close past the armored car, as it follows jeep carrying soldiers. View from side of street, as two jeeps drive past carrying soldiers. Camera focuses on one as it passes a gasoline station, with no activity at its pumps. The jeep continues past a tank at an intersection, with soldiers standing guard. The jeep continues into a more residential section, passing road barriers and a man and woman with some children, crossing the street, near troops at a fortified position on the corner. large portions of the street are obstructed by steel barriers, which the jeep must maneuver past. It passes several parked civilian cars. The next scene shows fortified position of civilian militia. Several militia members pose for the camera, pointing rifles from behind heavily sandbagged positions. Camera view from immediately behind one shows the road completely closed by steel barriers. View from behind another militia man who is looking through binoculars. Scene changes altogether to soldiers escorting civilian prisoners into a building for interrogation. Inside, a man shows pieces of a torn photograph to two men and asks them about the person shown in them. Unhappy with their responses, he slaps one of them during the questioning.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia, leaves Cairo, after failed negotiations with President Nasser of Egypt

Passengers board British European Airways Vickers Vicount airliner at Cairo Airport. Among those boarding is Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia, who just concluded an unsuccessful attempt to persuade President Nasser, of Egypt, to accept international control of the Suez Canal. Among those bidding Menzies, and his party, farewell, is U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Henry A. Byroade, who is seen conversing quietly with another diplomat, as the airplane prepares to leave. The aircraft engines start, propellers turn, and it taxis away.

Date: 1956, September 4
Duration: 2 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser calls for a strike protesting the 22 nation foreign ministers' conference in London.

Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser calls for a strike in Cairo. A large crowd cheers the President in Cairo as he makes a public appearance following his seizure of the Suez Canal. President Nasser speaks into a microphone. Deserted streets in response to Nasser's call for a strike protesting the twenty-two nations foreign ministers' conference in London. Thirteen year old Denis Prioti of Massapequa, Long Island had been invited to Egypt as Nasser's personal guest before the Suez seizure and returned for a letter of good will. Denis Prioti shakes hands and talks with President Nasser. Delegates arrive at the conference in London. U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dallas in discussion with other officials. Delegates seated around a table in conference.

Date: 1956, August 20
Duration: 1 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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