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March of Time -- outtakes -- Arrival of Romanian Jewish refugees in Palestine

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1160 | Film ID: 50

Arrival of 600 Romanian Jewish refugees (liberated by Russians) near Haifa [coming from concentration camp in Trans-Dniestrie]. LS ship docked. 05:21:27 MS refugees wave handkerchiefs. Authorities go aboard. LS ship with soldiers carryng arms; ambulances in FG. Unloading baggage with Commandant Morgan, Sea Transport Naval Officer, in FG. 05:22:35 Refugees exit ship down gangplank; elderly, mothers with children. 05:25:08 Filled baggage wagon passes in front of ship. Young refugees dance the "Hora" on the bridge of the ship. Refugees pass crowded train and board another. Arrival of train in Athlit camp. 05:27:03 Members of the Jewish Agency greet refugees. Sliding doors of train open; signs of happiness. Refugees descend from cars. Sick helped by two nurses. Shot of baggage piled up. Stretcher, ambulance. Some leave the station and approach the quarantine camp. BG, sea. 05:28:58 CU two Palestine and English policemen count the refugees as they enter the camp. Disinfection. 05:29:52 young girls enter room and undress; CU nurse; CU children undressing. 05:30:52 MS child in shower. 05:31:47 Group of young boys undergo medical examinations. Two doctors are present. 05:32:38 Distribution of meal to the refugees. MS and CU of refugees.

Film Title
Palestine Problem
Event:  1945 January 15
Production:  1945 January
Haifa, Palestine
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:49
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