• Short Summary

    British soldiers trying to keep peace in tense atmosphere, Jerusalem.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Our Best Ambassadors".

    Jerusalem, Israel (formerly Palestine).

    Panoramic L/S of Jerusalem. Various shots showing city streets: Jews and Arabs walk passed barbed wire barriers. M/S of British troops running from their tents, jumping into Bren gun carriers and driving away. Various shots of British soldiers patrolling streets, guarding buildings and manning machine gun posts. British army checkpoint. Jews and Arabs are searched for arms and have identities checked by soldiers from a Scottish regiment. Various shots of soldiers buying fruit from market stall and visiting Mount of Olives. Even though they are off duty the still carry guns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1410.14
    Media URN:
    45912
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:06:00 / 01:34:48:00
    Canister:
    46/76

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