• Short Summary

    The modernisation of the state of Palestine (Israel) during the time of the British Mandate.

  • Description

    PALESTINE:
    EXT
    Train along railway tracks - signpost in foreground "Palestine Railways" / Palestinian on mule alongside canal / man turning wheel on pipe from which water is gushing - connected with irrigating the land / tractor at work cultivating land / tractor past camera

    Jerusalem:
    Traffic and pedestrians along modern streets / The King David Hotel / Jews at Wailing Wall / Arab men sat around table in market / natives along narrow street in market / Arab woman along street with basket on her head / car stopping at petrol filling station / Arabs selling oranges to car travellers / young Arab boy on donkey

    INT
    Silk factory where silk is spun for parachutes / woman checking roll of silk / men working in factory welding fuel cans / Palestinians overhauling tanks / Arab man pulling hoist along past tanks / Jewish men working on lathes / Doctor and nurses at work in operating theatre / nurses walking down spacious corridor of hospital / woman looking through microscope in research laboratory / male students at work in research laboratory / reading room in public library

    EXT
    Old Jerusalem / Church of Dormition in foreground with Mountains of Moab in background / Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar) seen through bars / Dome of the Rock / Arab looking over Jerusalem city
    Background: The modernisation of the state of Palestine (Israel) during the time of the British Mandate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA82JR4RYTM2NQZO0DWY6R2TMFO
    Media URN:
    VLVA82JR4RYTM2NQZO0DWY6R2TMFO
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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