The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Paramount Newsreel, 1 January, 1936: A View of the Old City of Jerusalem, 1936

2 Minutes, 1936
Genre:
Newsreel
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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Paramount
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The Old City of Jerusalem and its Palestinian residents as documented in 1936. The clip depicts the alleys of the Old City in the Muslim Quarter and Via Dolorosa, and later the Christian Quarter, capturing moments of everyday life of Jerusalems Arab residents, alongside businesses, some of which are closed. The entrance to the Old City via the Damascus Gate is depicted, with a lively movement of residents in the alleys of the Old City.

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