The modernisation of the state of Palestine (Israel) during the time of the British Mandate.
Train along railway tracks - signpost in foreground "Palestine Railways" / Palestinian on mule alongside canal / man turning wheel on pipe from which water is gushing - connected with irrigating the land / tractor at work cultivating land / tractor past camera
Traffic and pedestrians along modern streets / The King David Hotel / Jews at Wailing Wall / Arab men sat around table in market / natives along narrow street in market / Arab woman along street with basket on her head / car stopping at petrol filling station / Arabs selling oranges to car travellers / young Arab boy on donkey
Silk factory where silk is spun for parachutes / woman checking roll of silk / men working in factory welding fuel cans / Palestinians overhauling tanks / Arab man pulling hoist along past tanks / Jewish men working on lathes / Doctor and nurses at work in operating theatre / nurses walking down spacious corridor of hospital / woman looking through microscope in research laboratory / male students at work in research laboratory / reading room in public library
Old Jerusalem / Church of Dormition in foreground with Mountains of Moab in background / Dome of the Rock (Mosque of Omar) seen through bars / Dome of the Rock / Arab looking over Jerusalem city
Background: The modernisation of the state of Palestine (Israel) during the time of the British Mandate.