The world at the gates to the East. (1933)

Film-document №67127 1 part, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Avgust Koh /August Koch/

Operators: Avgust Lutc /August Lutz/

Reel №1

The big ship sails on the sea.

Entrance to the Suez Canal, the ship enters the port.

Port east of the city, walk around the locals.

The ship sails away, and continues to move through the channel.

Several ships sailing nearby.

A ship with British flag passes by German.


Schematic map of the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Navigation on the channel regulates the UK.

The map shows the following topographical units: Port Said, Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Memphis, Neil.

River Nile boat on its coast.

Sophisticated irrigation systems.

Livestock used to extract water from wells.

To raise the water used Persian wheel, which drives the bull.

Camel - ship of the desert.

Egyptians stand near tents with camels, which are shown close up.

Camels carry luggage, people carry baskets.


The Sphinx, the Pyramids of Egypt.

Cairo - the capital of modern Egypt.

Roofs of houses, markets, local people, walking the streets, livestock, temples.

City of the Dead in Cairo's suburbs (Cairo Necropolis) - Islamic cemetery; palaces and minarets.

Key words

Egypt, in 1933, the civilian fleet, canals, population, river, pets, pyramids, sphinx, architecture