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Summary: Arabic version of documentary about the Trucial States (now the United Arab Emirates).
Description: (In the absence of an English translation, some of the identifications are taken from the shotlist.)
(Reel 1) Abu Dhabi. Dignitaries (including rulers of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Umm al Quwain, Sharjah, Ras al Khaimah, al Buraimi). Life in the Trucial States: fishermen, camel train, shepherds, beggars, market. Man with hawk in Suq. Geweiza oil rig and camp, irrigation, education, agriculture. Sharjah Airport (Ruler of Fujairah boards Gulf Aviation Heron). Al Maktum Hospital - medical scenes, Sheikh of Dubai, dispensary at Ajman, Doctor Majid.
(Reel 2) Dubai Municipality: construction scenes, customs wharf. Camels. Port scenes - unloading ships, tugboat, dhow building. Craft industries - cloth merchants, jewellery, metalwork, pearl fishing. British Bank of the Middle East. Harbour shots. RHQ Trucial Oman Scouts at their military camp. Fort at al Buraimi. Closing montage of earlier scenes.
Production Details: World Wide Pictures (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: society, Middle East - ethnic: Trucial States (object name)
Trucial States & Abu Dhabi (geography)
Trucial States & Ajman (geography)
Trucial States & Buraimi (geography)
Trucial States & Dubai (geography)
Trucial States & Fujairah (geography)
Trucial States & Ras al Khaimah (geography)
Trucial States & Sharjah (geography)
Trucial States & Umm al Quwain (geography)