• Short Summary

    Quick reaction to the UN plan to partition Israel and Palestine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Arabs Declare Holy War".

    Palestine / Israel. Situation in Palestine following partition plan.

    LS General views of Palestine street scenes (Library material)

    LS General view of the meeting of the UNO (United Nation Organisation) special committee on Palestine in New York, United States of America (USA).

    CU Good cut in shot three-quarter face of Sir Alexander Cadogan, peering over his spectacles and removing them.

    CU three quarter face of Prince Feisal, Saudi Arabian delegate, in Arab robes.

    CU a map illustrating how the country will be divided under the new partition plan.

    MS LS various shots of Jews celebrating in the streets.

    MS British troops among the group, which carries a Jewish flag.

    LS elevated shot of Jews doing their traditional "Horra" dance.

    CU over shoulder shots of newspaper headlines.

    MS group of Arab men gathered together.

    MS of groups of Arabs in uniform parading with Palestinian flags.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1197.33
    Media URN:
    41392
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:37:00 / 01:57:03:00
    Canister:
    47/98

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