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Howard Carter and United States sailor at the Tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt.

American sailor stands with Egyptian soldiers guarding the Tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt. (Also sometime spelled Tutenkhamun, Tutankhamen, Tutankamen, Tutankamon, or King Tut). British discoverer Howard Carter, archaeologist and Egyptologist, shows the Tomb to the sailor. U.S. sailor stands on the stairs of the tomb.

Date: 1923
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The fertile land with the present desert of Egypt and paintings and stone carvings depict ancient Egyptian life.

Scientific Documentary depicts ancient Egypt. River with sun setting in the background and dry hot winds blowing over land shows contrast of ancient fertile land to the desert of modern Egypt. Sand dunes in the desert of Egypt. Footprints of animals in the desert. Small water pools. Scattered oasis in the area with a little greenery. Paintings on a pot depicting ancient Egyptian life. Carvings of kings and Pharaohs of Egypt on walls.

Date: 1951
Duration: 5 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Anglo French troops attack to seize the Suez Canal in Egypt.

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.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Battleship bombing tests organized by Billy Mitchell carried out by U.S. 1st Provisional Air Brigade in 1921 and 1923

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell taxis in a Boeing Model 15 ( or a Curtis P-1Hawk) airplane, after landing at an airfield. . Battle ships underway at sea. Mitchell organizes 1st provisional Air Brigade for bombing demonstration against battleship target.. Crews and airplanes train and prepare at Langley Field, Virginia. Soldiers load bombs under plane wings. Planes take off to bomb the obsolete U.S. battleship USS Alabama. View from airplane in flight as it drops phosphorus bomb on the Alabama. View from water as bomb strikes with huge explosion. Armorers prepare heavier bombs for the next demonstration. Planes take off and bomb the USS Alabama again. General Mitchell crouched down beside a bomb loaded on an airplane for new tests in 1923. General Pershing, Admiral Shoemaker, Assistant Secretary of War, Davis, and General Patrick on deck of the Ship, USS St. Mihiel (AP-32) to observe the tests. Views of planes dropping bombs on Battleship USS Virginia and the ship rolling over and sinking. Large formations of 1920s era Air Service aircraft in flight.

Date: 1923
Duration: 4 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Japanese gather belongings and flee fire during the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 in Tokyo Japan.

Scenes captured by newsreel cameramen in Tokyo during fire after the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake. Population fleeing flames, attempting to save belongings. Wrecked houses along side of street. Policemen and civilians in street.

Date: 1923, September 1
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Newsreel cameramen capture Berkeley, California fire in 1923 and other fire scenes. Explorer's ship steers between icebergs

Various events captured by newsreel cameramen. City of Berkeley, California, burning, in 1923. Furniture on side of road. Some people scramble to save possessions in path of advancing fire. Others watch helplessly. Crowd mills around. View of burning buildings from roof top. Wrecked building. Burning multistory buildings in a city. One collapses. Arctic explorers' ship navigates between icebergs.

Date: 1923
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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