Carmel Newsreel I-137, May 1, 1938

From the Matateh Theater Program Land of Milk, Honey and Oil

6 Minutes, 1938
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Directed by: Nathan Axelrod
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Announcement in Hebrew: Citizens! Fulfill your duty to the Civil Headquarters. Second announcement: Friend! Join in for Mishan. Four land owners share one glass of tea. On the stage the actors starting from the left: Abale, Moshe Hurgal, Yosef Oksenberg and Zalman Libiush, each holds a spoon. They sing about the prosperity they used to enjoy. The shoemaker (played by Bezakek London) approaches and they all apply a young man who is digging. One of the actors plays a capitalist who gives money for oil digging. The shoemakers wife says: Quiet! Its not nice when wives interfere in their husbands business, after all you have a war for oil. The shoemakers wife says: Give us oil and oil. The ground and a hoe digging in the soil when all of a sudden, a gush of oil bursts out. Everybody are happy and dancing. The dancing continues and two Yemenite men and women join in as they all sing the Prosperity Song.

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