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Film | Accession Number: 1996.166 | RG Number: RG-60.5069 | Film ID: 3611

Location filming of life at the seashore in Tel Aviv, Israel for SHOAH. Additional reels (not yet preserved) show the desert landscape, cemeteries, and the city of Jerusalem.

FILM ID 3611 -- Tel Aviv. Bor de Mer. Prieres Dizengov
People milling about the seaside in Tel Aviv. Camera pans out to show more people on the beach and cars parked on the grass. Two armed soldiers walk by and smile at the camera. 01:01:38 Man holds clapper indicating camera roll 85. People fishing, children look at the camera filming them. Camera pans over beach and shore. Camera focuses in on a mother talking to her young son, then out over the sea and coast. A man sits by the sea. CUs, families. A group of adults gathers to read. Adults and children look with interest at the camera filming them. 01:14:08 The sun sets while a group of Hasidic men walk down to the seashore and read from the Torah. One man from the group notices they are being filmed, he waves for the filming to stop. Scenes of the sea. Looking out at the sea, the group of men sway as they sing. 01:20:18 A bulldozer at the beach. Night has fallen, and a group of people sit further inland. Some wave at the camera.

Event:  September or October 1979
Production:  1985
Tel Aviv, Israel
Created by Claude Lanzmann during the filming of "Shoah," used by permission of USHMM and Yad Vashem
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:40:34
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