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King Tut's Tomb 117 ca. 1960s

Catalog Data

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 disk (24 minutes) sound color DVD
archival original 1 film reel (920 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Egypt
Africa
Cairo (Egypt)
Date:
ca 1960s
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
supplementary materials: publicity materials, books, photographs, sound recordings
Donated by Halla Linker Aguirre and California State University at Northridge, University Library in 2002
Summary:
Television broadcast created by Hal Linker with his wife, Halla, and son, David. Film was shot in Egypt. Cairo, the capital and business center of Egypt, is featured first. After wandering through the streets of Cairo, the Linkers visit the Bazaar and photograph the various vendors. They view the statue of Ramesses II in front of Cairo's railroad station. Linkers then travel to the dessert areas outside Cairo where they ride camels and visit the sphinx and pyramids of Giza. They also visit the Tombs of the Mamluks and the citadel with the Muhammad Ali Mosque. At night, they visit a nightclub where there is oriental dancing. Also featured in this episode, is the Egyptian Museum where the Linkers film close ups of wall carvings as well as collections of Egyptian antiquities. Next up, the Linkers visit the Egyptian cotton plantations and arrive at the city of Luxor. Featured in Luxor are the Temple of Luxor and the Colossi of Memnon. Lastly, the Linkers visit King Tut's Tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
Cite as:
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746
Topic:
Pyramids  Search this
Tombs  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Museums  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Ruins--archeological  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.3
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_368436