The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

48 Hours a Day

24 Minutes, 1949
Short Film
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Directed by: Victor Vicas
Cast: Tolly Reviv, Bavella Sassonkin
Production:Joseph Krumgold, Norman Lourie
Photographer: Rolf Kneller
Language: English
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A feature film produced by Palestine Films Production for the Hadassah organization.
While her husband participates in the battles for Israel’s independence, Naomi, a nurse at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, does not rest for a moment, taking care of the wounded and midwife. Naomi finds out that her little brother is coming to Israel on the Aliyat Hanoar ship and she is going to pick him up. When she returns to the hospital, she discovers that her husband has been wounded in battle, but she must not lose concentration while assisting a pregnant woman in critical condition.

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