Footage of the city of Jerusalem.
This item was made as Pathe Colour Pictorial CP 651 but was replaced by another travelogue 'Istanbul'. The item was filmed in May 1967 (old paperwork states that it was completed on 30th of May 1967) only days before start of the Israel's six-day war against Arabs - the war started on 5th of June. Item's commentary talks about conflict and quite favourably of King Hussein of Jordan.
Jerusalem, Israel / Palestine.
Pathe Colour Pictorial title.
Various shots of the Model City of Jerusalem the Golden, reconstructed town of King Solomon with children looking at it. Man points at various buildings and children look on. Various street scenes in Jerusalem showing Jewish part of town, street market, busy narrow streets with people walking around. LS. Jerusalem. Several shots of the people inside a Synagogue. Several shots of a Christian monk inside a church, camera pans up to show a dome and around the church including Christian symbols. Various shots of the streets divided by barbed wire with children seen walking around on both sides. Shots of the museum where Dead Sea Scrolls are kept. Panning shot along city wall, more shots of the town. LS. A mosque. Arab dignitaries and Moslem priests leaving the mosque. Crowd of Arabs gathered outside mosque, cheering and applauding as the leaders walk past. Several close up shots of the Wailing Wall. Various shots of the street market (bazaar) in the Arabic part of the town showing crowded streets, etc. Shots of the Way of the Cross. CU. Street sign 'Via Dolorosa'. LS. Narrow street with arches and numerous steps, more shots of the Way of the Cross showing roads, trees, etc. Several shots of the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was betrayed by Judas showing old olive trees and stone buildings. King Hussein of Jordan walks with Moslem priests and Arabic officers in uniform, he talks to priest. Several shots of the Israel frontier with barbed wire, signs in English and Hebrew and Israeli flag flying. UN jeep drives through. CU. Sign 'Police Station'. Two women walking towards the crossing point. LS. Border crossing. Several shots of the children playing football on rocky field.
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