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    Several shots of a farmer ploughing a field with bullocks, two women sitting on ground near by, talking.

    A steam train moving along the tracks. Various shots of people travelling on horseback and at the back of lorries - some women and children amongst them. Various shots of a large group of people working - unclear what they are doing. Stones travel from hand to hand in chain fashion. There is a gate with a large sign in Hebrew in background. People are wearing western clothes - they are most likely to be Jewish.

    A long irrigation canal filled with water. A man on donkey moving along the canal towards camera. Another man is seen operating a large valve letting the water out. More shots of the people farming.

    Various shots of the city of Jerusalem. Various shots of the Jewish men praying at Wailing Wall. Various shots of the street scenes - bazaar, people walking around, some Arabic, some western, cars, buildings etc.

    Various shots of the soldiers marching with rifles on training ground. Various scenic shots of the countryside and some town shots. People browsing around, locals trying to sell fruit to travellers, etc. Several long shots of Jerusalem from the hills around. More shots of the streets and buildings of Jerusalem.

    Various shots of the people working in a tank repair factory. Men are seen welding, working on engines, etc. Various shots of a hospitals, surgeons working in the operating theatre, woman looking through microscope, nurses wheeling patients along corridor, lab shots etc. Various shots inside the public library - men are seen choosing books, looking through shelves, sitting at desks reading.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:51:00 / 01:28:42:00
    UN 763 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0763 D
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    Travel & Exploration
    colonisation Hadrian IBA - Curse Religion Libraries
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