STK-ID 54773

Visual of Cairo. HAMWS, PAN right of long low-lying island in Nile River, a few buildings and cultivated fields are visible, reverse shot (1:20). HAS of two men in rowboat (0:09). HAMWS of islands in middle of river with city in background (0:09). HAMLS of buildings on island, shots of men tilling field with hoes, HAMLS of villa on shoreline (0:28). MWS of high-rise apartment buildings with fields in foreground (0:08). HAMLS of men in rowboats near shoreline (0:09). MWS of fertile fields on islands, PAN to shot of high-rise apartment buildings in the distance, HAMLS of fields, TILT UP to MLS shots of minarets and low lying buildings on island, HAS of man in rowboat moving near shoreline (1:01). Hazy MWSs across river of old city (0:18). HAMWS of fertile fields on island, telephoto shots of three men tilling field with hoes, several hazy views of cityscapes, date palms on islands and minarets (2:06).


Excerpt from
The Man Who Might Have Been: An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Herbert Norman
Nile River, Cairo
National Film Board
Available formats
DVCPRO25, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
Super 16mm color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486