• Short Summary

    Illegal Jewish immigrants are kept at camps in Cyprus where they await decision on their fate.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Palestine immigrants inside Cyprus.

    Famagusta harbour, Cyprus.

    Illegal Jewish immigrants disembark from British ship "Empire Rival" and board landing craft to take them to camps until a decision is made on their future. Various shots of Cyprus. The camera pans across the immigrants in the camps, they are given small amounts of food. Various shots as some of them demonstrate and wave the Hebrew flag. British troops watch the demonstration.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1408.16
    Media URN:
    45832
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:12:00 / 01:21:33:00
    Canister:
    46/68

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