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March of Time -- outtakes -- Jaffa, Nablus. Palestine, 1938

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0906 | Film ID: 46

Jaffa-Jerusalem road, the proposed "corridor" in the British partition scheme. Driving on the road from Jerusalem to Jaffa. Several scenes from a moving vehicle showing road lined with cactus and orange groves. Road sign reading "JERUSALEM-LYDDA-RAMLE." Shot of the main highway from Jerusalem to Jaffa from above. 01:14:58 Policeman directing traffic in Jaffa, street scenes, square in Jaffa. Good view of Jaffa from Franciscan monastery, homes. Harbor at night. 01:16:11 Jaffa's biggest cinema "Alhambra." Jaffa street scenes, people, shops. Brief shot, EXT of printing press for "Falastin" (the Arab daily newspaper). More market scenes. 01:17:09 Assem Bey Said, mayor of Jaffa, in his office, CUs. 01:17:30 View of Nablus, the largest center of resistance in Palestine (known as the "moral capital" of the Arabs in Palestine). Cactus-covered hills (a "terrorist hiding spot"). Entrance of Arab National Hospital in Nablus. LS, hospital from the street. Suleiman Bey Tuqan, the mayor of Nablus, congratulated by friends on his narrow escape from an ambush. Tuqan was one of the leaders of the Opposition Party to Mufti. Nablus Municipality bulletin board showing Government orders on curfew and other acts for the whole area. CU, villager of Nablus. Samaritans camp on Mount Gerizim during Passover, tent. Children dancing, playing around camp. CU, Arabs buying Nablus-made soap. Nablus market district, weaving. 01:20:58 Harbor, Dead Sea. "Dead Sea Police Post." Allenby Bridge crossing the Jordan River (the boundary between Palestine and Jordan). Customs and police officers. At the Jordan side of the bridge, truck crossing border. CU, Palestine flag. "Sea Level" sign on Jericho-Jerusalem road. 01:22:38 Train traveling between Egypt and Palestine, pulling into Rehoboth station. 01:23:02 Government clerks examining oranges and transporting boxes of oranges in huge railway shed in Rehoboth, the main town in the orange-growing belt of Palestine.

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Event:  1938
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:53
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