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March of Time -- outtakes -- Palestine, 1938

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0911 | Film ID: 47

Convoy of the Second Battalion of the Royal West Kent Regiment proceeding to Tel Aviv (convoy consisted of 15 fully armed lorries with the objective of combattiing terrorists). Convoy passing through Esdraelon/Jezreel Plain, also called "Emek Yezreel," a fruitful and successful Jewish colony located northeast of Haifa, bordered by Jordan, Gilboa Hills, Galilee Hills, and Nazareth. Originally a tremendous swamp, the land was drained and planted. Father and son plowing land with settlements and hill in BG. Good views of the Emek colony, taken from Ain Harod settlement. Planting bananas in Jordan valley. CU, digging irrigation canal at Afikim. Planting orange trees, laborers working on baler in Afikim fields, women at work. 02:05:10 Watchtower in Ginegar settlement in Emek. Chicken coops. District government offices at Affule (central town of Emek), street. Ain Harod settlement in Emek, children rushing out of school, lecture in school garden, teacher, CUs, children answering. Houses/yards in Ain Harod, laundry. CUs, two girls. 02:07:48 Milking cows in Beth Alpha settlement. CUs, various types of colonists. Supernumerary officers (ghaffirs) line up for inspection prior to assuming duty in colony. At post, ghaffir with dog, gun, on horseback. Cows going to pasture, landscape view. 02:10:25 Sign at crossroads of Tel Joseph and Ain Harod colonies. Brief shot of Arab house behind the Ain Harod settlement. Plowing in Balfouria settlement. View of Emek from Galilee mountains. The town on the opposite side of the hills is Nazareth.

Film Title
Event:  1938
Haifa, Palestine
Tel Aviv, Palestine
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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