[Alice Shalvi Margulies Home Movies #33]

1951
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Footage shot in an aeroplane, mountains, clouds, unidentified view. Caption: Ramat Gan. The Mizrahi Popular Synagogue, footage from inside the synagogue. Caption: The road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Footage from the road, passing through Abu Ghosh and near Motza. Arriving in Jerusalem, footage along Jaffa St., view of Mount Zion, the Old City Walls, the YMC, King David Hotel, Mamilla and the Hurva Synagogue (aka El-Hirbe), border crossing within the city itself, ruins, the Jordanian border. Caption: Ramat Rachel. Footage of Ramat Rachel post-combat, the scene of the battle, the canals, Mount Zion and the borderline in the Gehenna region, the Sultan’s Pool, Mishkenot Sha’ananim neighbourhood, Valley of the Cross, Mount Herzl, the burial plot, construction of Jerusalem’s International Convention Centre, an archaeological dig.