[Alfred Pfister--home movies] Reels 37-39

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Amateur footage of travel by Dr. Alfred Pfister. Donor's reel notes: Reel 37: (color) Cruise on S.S. Constitution (part 2). Alexandria from ship. Paula riding camel at Pyramids. Alexandria or Cairo street scenes. Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. Street scenes, Cairo? Pyramids, briefly. Israel, Haifa. Small town, Nazareth? Sea of Galilee. Rome, St. Peter's Square, Coliseum. Florence from hillside. Monaco garden and view from hillside, with Charlie(?) and wife. Palermo(?) Reel 38: Cruise on S.S. Constitution (part 3). Istanbul from ship. Haifa or Beirut from tower. Coastline from ship, walled castle. Harbor city from ship, striped lighthouse. Coastline and different city from ship. Venice, Paula feeding pigeons. Hillside town above Mediterranean, Taormina, Sicily? Athens, Acropolis and views of it, other views. Venice again, St. Mark's. Coastline, English monument? Mountainous coastline and city. Venice from San Maggiore or ship, on the Grand Canal, St. Mark's again, Paula feeding pigeons again. Reel 39: Cruise on S.S. Constitution (part 4). Beirut. Soldiers, Barcelona? Views of harbor and city from hillside, Barcelona. Harbor and city from ship. Another harbor city, with large breakwater, from ship. S.S. Constitution from hillside. NHF viewing notes Reel 38: Venice, Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square), seated woman swarmed by pigeons. Athens, Views of the Acropolis, closer views of temples at entrance, views from the Acropolis, pan from Acropolis across Agora to Hephaistion Temple. Venice again, St Mark's Square, Italian soldiers, Doge's Palace. Venice seen from deck of liner in lagoon, pan along waterfront to Doge's Palace and the Campanile (St Mark's Tower). Shot of liner in lagoon. Trip along Grand Canal showing Rialto Bridge.

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