Title ID 2968Collection ID407
Title[Egypt; Family Scenes]
Date[ca. 1929]
CollectionCaptain William Armstrong
KeywordsChildren Ethnic Groups Family Holidays Leisure Time Activities Outings Tourism Travel
LocalCairo [?]
NationalEgypt Asia
ProductionCaptain William Armstrong
CameraCaptain William Armstrong
EditorCaptain William Armstrong
ParticipantsAnne Armstrong; Eric Armstrong; Enid Armstrong; Paul Armstrong
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration4 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A compilation of home movie material taken by airline pilot Captain William Armstrong whilst in Egypt. A group of White-European people are filmed having a picnic where they are entertained by a local magician. A cruise liner and naval ship join the local craft in port. A pan of a city's rooftop is followed by images of the film-maker's young children.