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Title:1ST BATTALION EGYPTIAN ARMY VISITS THE MOSQUE OF OMAR (sic) [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 27
Summary: Unedited film of the Nebi-Nusa festivals, the arrival of the International Zionist Commission, and the visit of Egyptian 1st Infantry Regiment to the Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem, April 1918.
Description: This is the unedited material used in IWM 45 the NEBI-NUSA FESTIVALS, taken by the British official cameraman. Apart from this material, the film also contains portrait shots of the military governor of Jerusalem, Lieutenant-Colonel Ronald Storrs, and of Major-General Sir L J Bols.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Jeapes, Harold (Production individual)
Hurley, Frank1885-10-151962-01-16Australian photographer (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Bols, Louis J (person)
Storrs, Ronald Henry Amherst (person)
Weizmann, Chaim Azriel (person)
Rothschild, E A de (person)
British Army, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Egyptian Army & Infantry Regt 1 (regiment/service)
Zionist organisation & International Zionist Commission (regiment/service)
Zionist organisation & Maccabi Athletic Association (regiment/service)
Keywords: administration, British - occupation (object name)
delegations, Zionist - political (object name)
ceremonies, Palestinian - event-related: Nebi-Nusa (object name)
religion, Islam - military, Egyptian (object name)
buildings, Palestinian - religious: mosque (object name)
celebrations, Palestinian - popular: Nebi-Nusa (object name)
society, Palestinian - ethnic (object name)
Turkey & Jerusalem, Palestine <Mosque of Omar & Temple of Solomon, West Wall & Mount of Olives> (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 1364 ft; Running time: 23 mins
Notes: Title: this is taken from the shotsheet.
Summary: just after the Wailing Wall sequence in this film appears an MS flashframe "Lowell Thomas to join here". This suggests that some of the film in the finished version may be by Lowell Thomas. See IWM 41 and IWM 45.