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The World of Aswan

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Abstract
Egypt. Construction of the Aswan Dam on the Nile River. Landscapes. Excavators, drillers, tunnellers are at work. Cultivation of the land, watering the fields by peasants with the help of oxen. Views of the city of Cairo. GA Nasser is speaking from the balcony of the building. Africa. Types of banana, pineapple, cotton, rubber plantations. Demonstrations of protest against slavery. The massacre of demonstrators by soldiers. Assistance from Soviet specialists in training African students and workers; in the construction of industrial enterprises, hospitals. THE USSR. Egyptian specialists visit industrial enterprises, learning from their experience. Egypt. Soviet and Arab builders and engineers are working on the construction of the dam. Overlapping the river. Nile. The machines are throwing stones. Explosions. The Nile flows on a new channel.
Director
M. Troyanovsky
Color
B&W
Film ID
20731
Keywords
economic communications
, cultural connections
, agriculture
, national liberation movement
, cities
, reclamation
, plant growing
Meterage
543
Number of Parts
2
Operators
There is no data
Other Creators
Text by V. Shragin
Release Date
1964
Sound
Has Sound

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