• Short Summary

    British military forces quell riots in Palestine.

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    Good Scenes

    People walking past Wailing Wall pan up to top of Wall / General view Garden of Gethsemane & Mount of Olives / Basilica of Gethsemane / Mosques & city / General view Moslem Quarters / Woman & donkey in narrow street / Soldier with heliograph / Car passing mined bridge / military car past wrecked lorries

    R.A.F. office in Ramle Airdrome, shows officer answering telephone & studying map / soldier's hand picking up hand-grenade track back to soldier preparing to throw over balcony / General view lorries & buildings / Troops with rifles on roof / Troops guard City Gate / Soldiers on roof with rifles / soldier with bayonet / troops outside Damascus Gate / Soldiers on rooftop with Minaret in background / Troops & barbed wire entanglement in narrow street as Arab woman past / British troops in narrow street / Arabs & people outside gate of Jerusalem / Arabs leaving City through' Damascus Gate before Curfew and shot inside gate arabs leaving / Troops entering Damascus Gate and troops on rooftop

    General views deserted street during curfew / Troops standing by barbed wire / Soldier's rubber boots / troops on roof / General view Mount of Olives with buildings in foreground / Veiled woman with baby / Interior shot damaged Bethlehem Police Station

    General views armoured cars firing / Mosque of Omar

    Various scenes Arabs & people being searched at Damascus Gate / Interior burnt out house / Minaret & Mosque / people leaving City through' gate before curfew / Arabs leaving City / High Commissioner, Sir Harold McMichael getting into car / car drives away followed by armoured car / General view crowd around gate of city / pan down Dome of Temple to Place of Ascension / entrance to Place of Ascension showing Arabs talking to each other outside.

    Military - Active; Civil Disturbances; Camera Effects; Self-Reference
    Background: British military forces quell riots in Palestine.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    Palestine Situation: Military Forces quelling riots

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