Donated by Halla Linker Aguirre and California State University at Northridge, University Library in 2002
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.
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746