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  • Short Summary

    Eilon settlement and gun factory: a bombed bus station and newspaper building in Tel Aviv.

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    Israel / Palestine

    LS Trucking shot of deserted road on the Lebanon-Palestine frontier. The Haifa-Beyrouth highway. (2 shots). MS Israeli Haganah troops resting under a mat veranda near the frontier. CU Haganah sentry with rifle on watch on rooftop of building. MS Trucking shot of car passing through road block. LS Haganah troops checking credentials of correspondents.

    LS Township in bleak landscape, the Jewish settlement of Eilon, the most northern settlement. MS Houses in the settlement. (3 shots). MS Men working in trench. LS Exterior small factory or arms manufacturing garage. MS and CU Two workmen making a machine-gun. Workmen using welding equipment. Various shots, Israelis setting up 2" mortar made in the factory from surplus metal purchased from the British. MS Scrap iron dump with arms plant in the rear. LS and MS The vegetable garden of the settlement, with women hoeing. LS Workers approaching settlement gates. LS From inside the camp, soldiers opening gates and workers enter. CU Soldier unlocking gate. MS Workers walking around in settlement. MS Workers entering mess hall. MS Ringing the dinner bell.

    MS Two Arab women carrying a white flag at road block.(2 shots). LS Trucking shot of the town of Assumeria, a battered Arab town on the way to the frontier. MS Scene in yard of settlement. LS Trucking shot entering Acre and approaching mosque. LS Crowd of Arabs stand at the gates of a prisoner-of-war / POW compound. CU Arab men at gate of compound being checked in. LS The Jewish flag flying over the camp. LS Jewish troops patrolling in front of prison. CU An Arab prisoner behind the bars. MS Two more Arab prisoners in their cell. Various shots, soldier unlocks cell to allow vegetable soup to be served to the prisoners. CU Two more young Arab men imprisoned behind bars. LS Sentry patrols the beach with Acre across the bay.

    Various shots, men examining the wreckage of two bombed buses at the bombed municipal bus station in Tel Aviv. MS Citizens shifting blocks of stone in street. CU Reporter editing copy in basement of bombed "Harertz" news plant, in Tel-Aviv. MS Bombed double decker bus. MS Soldiers in the remains of the bombed newspaper building. (2 shots).

    LS Jewish settlement of Eilon. MS Troops setting up machine gun position on the Haifa- Beyrouth road. (2 shots). MS Two Haganah soldiers on the dockside in Haifa. LS Refugee ship arriving watched by officer using a telescope. LS Coastal scene. MS Bombed bus in Tel Aviv. MS Soldiers and civilians in the wrecked newspaper building. MS A man tries to beat out a fire burning in the wreckage. MS Street scene in Tel Aviv. LS Bombed bus station. MS Bloated dead horse lying across the street. MS Bombed bus. MS Two Haganah soldiers on dockside. CU Low angle, soldier. MS Preparing a defence dug out at the Eilon settlement. MS Bombed building in Tel Aviv. MS Bombed printing works. CU Men crouch in air raid shelter. CU Reporter editing in basement of bombed newspaper building.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 01:55:24:00
    UN 1943 A

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