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Title:GENERAL KEIGHTLEY GIVEN AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION BY THE BEY OF TUNIS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 434/5/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Commander of the 6th Armoured Division visits the ruler of Tunis.
Description: Interior shots of General Keightley with the Bey of Tunis (Muhammad VII al-Munsif) in his apartments in the palace. The two men talking, surrounded by the Bey's assistants, dressed in bright colours and wearing various medals. French and English interpreters are in attendance. The General leaving the palace and entering his scout car and answering the cheers of the crowds. He drives past a guard of honour of the 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards and the Bey's troops. Close-ups of the Guards at Present Arms and Ordering Arms.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
West, J A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Keightley, Charles Frederic (person)
Muhammad VII al-Munsif (person)
British Army, Grenadier Guards, 3rd Battalion (regiment/service)
Free French Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunis, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)