Footage of the Arab secret army the Najada in Palestine.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Jaffa and Jimzou village. Palestine.
Crowds rushing forward in square. Shots of streets. Palestinian soldiers sat around outside building. Soldiers gathered round looking at piece of paper. Group of soldiers (members of Najada, Arab secret army) holding Palestinian flag (?) aloft. Shots of soldiers marching, some beating drums. Arabs sitting down. Soldiers carrying large platefuls of food. Several M/Ss of Arab leaders making speeches (including Mohammed Nimr Hawwarl). More shots of soldiers marching, flags flying etc. Group shots of soldiers, sitting down / standing in line. Various shots of crowds of people outside building. L/Ss of Arab soldiers as dignitary walks past. Numerous men following wearing fezzes. L/Ss of soldiers marching through streets.
Cataloguers note: Paperwork suggests that the soldiers featured are from the the Arab secret army the Najada.
NB: shot list on original dope sheet is slightly different to item transferred, may contain useful additional information:
Various shots of deserted streets in Jaffa, on "Balfour Day" the anniversary of the Balfour declaration, when the Arabs went on strike. Various shots of members of the Najada, Arab secret army, sitting in their headquarters,drinking. LS. A demonstration by the Najada, wearing U.S. Army uniforms, in the village of Jimzou, Men are seen marching through crowds, led by a band. CU. Various shots of Arab spokesmen,including Mohammed Nimr Hawwarl, leader of the Najada, dressed in civvies, addressing the crowd of villagers. Arab boy scouts at the Mosque of Jaffa are inspected by Dr Joseph Hyakal, Mayor of Jaffa.