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Title:47TH STATIONARY HOSPITAL, GAZA, AND TROOPS IN PALESTINE [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 32
Summary: I. The British Army 47th Stationary Hospital, showing the ward tents, the patients' dining tents, the nurses' dining tent and the local Arab helpers. Gaza, Palestine Front, 1918 (?).
II. Arab soldiers and an officer wearing British-style uniforms with burnouses, as new recruits to the King of Hejaz' Army, Palestine Front, 1918.
III. Almond picking in the Jewish settlement at Rishon le Zion, Palestine Front, probably 1918.
IV. German prisoners being escorted through Jerusalem by Australian and Indian horsemen, Palestine Front, 1918.
Description: III. A study of the inhabitants as they pick almonds, including a lady "of low caste" (according to the shotsheet) a girl and a veiled lady of high caste. It is not clear whether these are Jewish or Moslem women.
IV. Some of the prisoners are taken away in lorries from the Turkish barracks at Mount Zion, escorted by Australian Light Horse. Other German prisoners are led through the streets of Jerusalem by an escort of Hyderabad Lancers and Australian Light Horse. (According to the shotsheet the prisoners were "hooted by the Jews".)
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)
Campbell, J R (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps, Stationary Hospital 47 (regiment/service)
Army of Hejaz (regiment/service)
Australian Army, Australian Imperial Force (regiment/service)
Australian Army, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Australian Army, Australian Light Horse (regiment/service)
Indian Army, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 1st Hyderabad Lancers (regiment/service)
Keywords: buildings, British - military: hospital (object name)
medical, British military - hospital (object name)
equipment, Arab - personal: uniform (object name)
society, Palestinian - domestic (object name)
agriculture, Palestinian - arable (object name)
prisoners of war, German - movement (object name)
propaganda, British - inflammatory (object name)
Turkey & Gaza area, Palestine (geography)
Turkey & Palestine (geography)
Turkey & Rishon le Zion, Palestine <Jewish settlement> (geography)
Turkey & Mount Zion, Palestine <barracks> (geography)
Turkey & Jerusalem, Palestine (geography)