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  • Short Summary

    Jewish refugee ship 'Suzanne' goes aground on a sand bank north of Gaza, Palestine.

  • Description

    Palestine.

    Various shots of large crowd of Jewish refugees in British army camp north of Gaza. Men and women are sitting, walking around, singing, talking etc. The ship 'Suzanne', believed to have carried 800 Jewish refugees from Italy, runs aground on a sand bank north of Gaza, Southern Palestine. Several shots of the people walking along beach with ship aground.

    LS. Groups of refugees rounded up by British troops are escorted to Asdud army camp. LS. Interior shots, refugees at the camp. LS. Crowd of refugees singing and performing their traditional "Horra" dance at the camp.

    Several shots of the ship stranded on a sand bank. Various shots of the baggage and belongings of the refugees scattered at the beach. People in camp receiving food.

    Note - the date found in the old record 14/03/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2138.01
    Media URN:
    63555
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1646 E

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