PERSONAL RECORD. LAUGESEN, CAPTAIN NORMAN. [HELWAN TO CAIRO]
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Filmed by Captain Norman Laugesen (Divisional Signals) while serving with the 2nd NZ Division in the North African campaign during the Second World War.
Intertitle: “Helwah to Cairo - the engine driver was keen to help so he blew the whistle all the way!”
Driver in cab of train. Rural scenes. Arrival in Cairo. Bab-el Louk Station. “Random Shots”. Various scenes around the city. “Cairo - the Turf Club” . “Cairo - the NZ Forces Club”, etc.
Elevated views of the city.
Ships in Suez Canal, troops on road (Signal Corp?). Bombed buildings. Memorial for Indian soldiers of the First World War. Rural scenes. Woman collecting water etc. Encapment during sand storm. Travelling across desert.
Reference number F87063
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Photography: Norman Laugesen