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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of an exchange of women prisoners between the Arabs and Israelis under the auspices of the International Red Cross.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    1948?

    Israel / Palestine

    MS Christian priests and Red Cross workers in the ruins of the French Hospital in side the Jewish lines, part of a prisoner exchange. MS A Red Cross group at the rubble barrier in the street outside the French Hospital. LS A stretcher party carrying an old lady on a chair out of the hospital ruins. (2 shots). LS and MS At the collapsed building, a file of Arab women are led out by the Red Cross. MS Low angle, a fortified position on the walls with a row of soldiers looking down. MS Statue of a saint in the grounds of the monastery / hospital, pan down to priest. MS An Arab woman, a child in her arms, apparently appealing for food.

    LS View from a parked Red Cross car, an official carrying the Red Cross flag walks out ahead along the road. LS From car with flag on bonnet, the Red Cross arriving at the buses containing captured Jewish women, as part of the prisoner exchange. MS Red Cross official (possibly Dr Courvoisier) negotiating with Arab military officer. MS The Jewish women, leaning out of the bus windows. LS The negotiating group talking by the Red Cross car. MS A soldier talks to the women on the bus. MS and CU The women alighting from the bus.

    Note: Most of these shots are duplicates of those in UN 1963 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2451.18
    Media URN:
    67129
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:39:00 / 01:47:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 1964 D

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