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March of Time -- outtakes -- Palestine, 1938

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0912 | Film ID: 47

In town of Ness Ziona, Arabs and Jews in street, returning from work. The town represents a pure partition scheme, as the left side of road is occupied by Arabs and the right by Jews. 02:13:23 Ben Shemen settlement, a junior agricultural village near Tel Aviv for training young boys in farm work. Boys and girls folk-dancing, playing musical instruments, swimming/diving in pool, editing and printing their own newspaper. 02:15:17 Palestine Orchestra, founded in 1936 by violinist Bronislaw Huberman, in its second season. Under the direction of Issay Dobrowen, conducting the last movement of the fourth symphony of Tchaikovsky, playing at the Tel Aviv concert hall. CUs and LSs of orchestra, musicians, Dobrowen conducting. Orchestra playing the finale. 02:16:54 Iraq Petroleum Company's Haifa terminal. Oil dock and pipes. Tank farm and terminal station, with Haifa in background. CU, workmen taking oil sample, measuring oil, reading gauge, working on tank. Opening valve at intake manifold that lets oil in for 1200 mile pipeline in Mosul fields. Terminal superintendent's chart showing position of tanks. View of oil dock from seaside, pipes. 02:19:08 INT, Tel Aviv city hall. Council meeting to discuss city budget. Some Council members listening to speech by Mayor of Tel Aviv, Mr. Rokach. CU, Council member. 02:19:55 George Wadsworth, American Consul-General, in his office in Jerusalem. Arab taking orders from Wadsworth. CUs, Wadsworth leaving in car. 02:20:34 Man greeting military soldiers. 02:20:51 A military officer departs. [see notes] Black Watch Regiment troops march past. Two unidentified men in suits. 02:21:04 CUs, Mrs. Rose Halpern, former president of Hadassah, and Dr. H. Yassky, director of Palestine Hadassah. 02:21:10 Shots of Attil village, buildings, scene through Tulkarm Street from military lorry. Sheep and camels on side of road.

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Event:  1938
Tel Aviv, Palestine
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:42:09
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