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  • Short Summary

    Scene of shooting of British soldiers in Jerusalem and procession through town and countryside.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Middle East - Jerusalem, Palestine / Israel.

    M/S of British officers looking at a patch of blood on the pavement where the two British soldiers were shot and measuring distances. C/U of the patch of blood on the pavement.

    General views of people walking about in the street near the scene and looking down from balconies of an apartment building. Various shots of people walking unconcernedly over the blood. M/S of a pair of roller-skated feet passing the blood. M/S of small boys gathering round the scene. Police keep crowds back. Shattered glass on the ground. M/S of a shop window by the scene of the crime being barred up.

    M/S of a corporal in the Haganah (Jewish Defence Force) with British Military policemen.

    Procession of the Acting Latin Patriarch from Jerusalem to Church of Nativity, Bethlehem. Procession of official cars travels through town and countryside, accompanied by men on motorcycles and Haganah men on horseback. Some of the cars have crosses mounted on the side. (8 seconds of spacing during this sequence.) Religious man - the Patriarch - gets out of one of the cars and goes into a church. Shots of the Church of the Naturity.

    General view of surrounding countryside - looking a bit misty.

    Note: item is identical to UN 1890 B. Please see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2192.12
    Media URN:
    64516
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:26:00 / 01:53:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 1870 E

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