Driving 1936 Ford pick-up trucks and sedans, a field party explores the Rub' al-Khali. A locust swarm seems like a good way to feed the chickens and ducks, Shauby eats a few and Jerry Harriss unfurls a hedgehog.
At the great dune of Ain Muhibbi, Max Steineke assembles the men to seek the Eastern-most edge of the concession at the dune-suffocated oasis of Jiwa, about 100 miles north of present day Shaybah. The field season ends on the beach at Selwa.
In 1953, Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud passed away and his son, Saud, became the king. This clip begins in Jeddah and ends with H.M. Saud's visit to the Saudi-Iraqi neutral zone at the year's end. Filmed by George Mandis.
It's 1938 and a few American oilmen leave al-Khobar for Bahrain to do some shopping, visit the fresh water of an ancient spring and witness an exhibition of Bahraini stick fighting.
Click on the boat to see Bahrain as it was nearly 70 years ago.