Budget Films

Stock Footage

Nile Dam Work Begins

Egypt's President Nasser begins the Aswan Dam project by setting off an explosion. Shots of the enormous tent erected for ceremony. A band in uniform plays music. Nasser's guests include King Mohammad of Morocco and Russian dignitaries. Good shots of the explosion.

IdentifierCLIP-393
Duration40 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1961
KeywordsEgypt, vintage, middle east, USSR, Mideast, band, Soviet Union, cold war, Middle East, mideast, smoke, newsreel, construction, newsreels, president, crowds, power, land, ussr, ceremony, uniform, irrigation, dam, Gamal Abdal Nasser, Egyptian, Abdul, engineering, Nile, King Mohammad, Aswan, egypt, soviet union, military, explosion, news, President, egyptian