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Jews fight for Israel; UN; dancing; raising flag

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1137 | Film ID: 936

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    Jews fight for Israel; UN; dancing; raising flag

    Overview

    Description
    Universal Newsreel, Vol. 21, No. 144, Part 1. Release date, 05/18/1948.
    According to UN Motion Picture Release: "Jews Defend New Zion State." In Palestine, first pictures of the battle for Haifa, which the Jews won after 2-day siege, highlight the dramatic turn of events in the Holy Land. Jews fight Arab attackers closing in on five sides. Arab refugees, CUs; corpses. Flag of new Jewish state. In Lake Success, U.S. recognition of Israel is announced to United Nations delegates, still dead-locked over plans for truce. In Washington, boy unfurls flag of new Jewish state. Israeli dancing.

    Unrelated additional newsreel coverage follows at 01:03:10, including sporting stories about "Washington, DC" and "Baltimore, MD".
    Duration
    00:02:24
    Date
    Event:  1948 May 18
    Locale
    Palestine
    United States
    Israel
    Haifa, Palestine
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: Universal News

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    01:00:45:00 to 01:03:09:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 936 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in September 1994.
    Note
    Film matches stills at the Imperial War Museum by photographer Fred Czasnik.
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 1552
    Source Archive Number: 200 UN 21-144-1
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:46:10
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