The Will is not enough

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Middle East”.
The growth of Arab nationalism provided a base for President Nasser in his attempt to achieve Arab unity. Having dealt with the uniting of a vast number of peoples through Islam, the film considers the decline of the Ottoman Empire, the Imperial conquests of the European powers and the first Nationalist Movements that appeared within the Arab world. Newsreel footage from the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1950’s is used.

Credits

director

Peter Jarvis

producer

Howard Smith

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:50:05:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31386

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nationalism

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Arabs - History

History → Europe - History

History → History

History → Islam - History

History → Middle East - History

History → Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970

History → Turkey - History - Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918

People → Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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