• Short Summary

    Illegal Jewish immigrants arrive in Palestine, and stash of stolen weapons in found in a school.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News from Palestine.

    Tel Aviv.

    A British soldier and an Arab Palestinian policeman stand guard over one of the illegal immigrant ships, held in Haifa Bay. Jewish immigrants (illegal) line the decks of the ships and wave happily. A British launch loads supplies of food etc, onto an immigrant ship, Jews lean over the side to take supplies onboard. They line the rails and wave to the camera. Various shots of the British oil tanker, "Empire Cross" laying on its side, ablaze, after the explosion which killed 23 of its crew. Men from the 3rd Paratroop regiment of the 6th Airborne division carry out illegal weapons found in the Lilienblum school. Various shots of the stash of guns and ammunition. M/S of two torpedoes which were disguised as surveyors' poles.

    End titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1406.20
    Media URN:
    45762
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:17:00 / 01:40:22:00
    Canister:
    46/63

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