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UJA fundraising film about Jewish refugees

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1364 | Film ID: 2298

From Cinematography of the Holocaust catalog: The long journey, by train, then bus, and then by ship, until refugees finally reach Israel. The poor facilities and the lack of care for the patients and the urgency for help. A former prison is used as a mental institution because no other facilities were available at that time.

Shotlist: Jewish refugees arriving. CREDITS. GV: City (Vienna?). Train arriving at station and refugees alighting. Refugees proceeding to waiting bus. Jewish Agency official processing papers. GVs: Transit camp. Refugees at transit camp, having meal. Pictures of Israel. Child having medical check-up. Man sleeping. Woman sewing. Man praying. CU: Welcome sign in Hebrew. Refugees and boarding bus. Buses leaving transit camp. Refugees alighting into station. Boarding train. Train setting off and refugees waving. Busy docks. Passports being checked. Refugees in another transit camp, washing, eating and praying in synagogue. Refugees waiting with luggage and boarding another bus. Bus leaving. Ship flying Israeli flag. Refugees at docks. Ship. Haifa bay. Ship arriving. Immigrants disembarking and greeting relatives. GV: Customs hall. Jewish Agency building. Immigrants embracing. Aged immigrants. Malben home. GVs: Natzrat Ilit. Immigrants arriving. Immigrants shown into new apartment. View from window. Immigrants in Ulpan. GV: Haifa. More immigrants and development in Israel. Bus, ship and immigrants with suitcases. Closing CREDITS and appeal.

Event:  1962
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:20:05
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