Documentary about the Middle East and its history. Shepherds with flock in the hills of Lebanon; medium CU shepherd stopping for meal; farmers working in plowed field; CU map highlighting Syria; engineers consult plans for harbor at Latakia; multiple shots workers constructing irrigation canal; CU of cotton plant, man picks bolls for examination by group of men; cotton mill scene, women at power looms; men loading truck with finished cotton fabric; bazaar at Aleppo, multiple shots of wares and commodities; long shot view of Damascus roofs;

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