The Sherman Grinberg Film Library: Israel & Palestine Footage

Pathe Newsreel, 1 January, 1938: Jerusalem City Center in the late 1930s

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Directed by: Unknown
Production Company:Pathé
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Documentation of daily life in Jerusalem in the late 1930s. First we see Jaffa Street with Arab merchants leading camels carrying goods, then Queen Shlomzion Street (former Princess Mary) where pedestrians walk. Afterwards is seen the well-known YMCA building on King David Street, followed by a shot of King David Street in direction of Hamekhes square, where residents walk the street. Lastly the segment ends with a view of the Mamilla pool which is visible at the front of the frame. At the depth of the frame and center is the Russian Orthodox Convent of Ascension on the Mount of Olives, on the left side is The Monastery of Saint Saviour with a black spire. The camera surveys the Mamilla Pool and the wall of Agron Street is seen at the front, when the camera pans to the left, the houses of Mamilla Neighborhood are seen.

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