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  • Short Summary

    Illegal Jewish immigrants are sent back to Cyprus from Haifa.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    1250 illegal Jewish immigrants are transferred onto other ship and sent back to Cyprus from Palestine having tried to land at Haifa.

    L/S street in dock area of Haifa, deserted but for British troops. Various shots ship "San Demitros", overloaded with immigrants, coming into dock area, it is listing dangerously. Various shots of dishevelled looking immigrants carrying bundles of belongings leaving ship. The sick and the old are assisted by British soldiers. C/U luggage in rope containers being hauled aboard new ship "Empire Heyward". Various shots Jewish people on quayside.

    Date on original dope sheet is 14/11/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2347.18
    Media URN:
    66241
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:53:00 / 01:57:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 1567 E

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