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Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Last British Troops Leave Palestine

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
996A
Date Released
8 Jul 1948
Date submitted
6 Jul 1948
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Northolt Air Disaster
  2. 2Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Last British Troops Leave Palestine
  3. 3Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Hunting Porpoises
  4. 4Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: India Takes over Famous Cruiser
  5. 5Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Berlin Impasse
  6. 6Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Trailer: What’s in a Number
  7. 6Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: UN Delegates in Palestine
  8. *Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Leeds Children’s Day
  9. *Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner: Scottish Tour Ends

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 6
Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Geoffrey Sumner
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Last British Troops Leave Palestine. DESCRIPTION: With the end of the British Mandate the last troops leave Haifa and the Israeli flag is raised. Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion, was present at the taking over ceremony. SHOTLIST: CUT STORY: KS Tank along quay onto LCT. Troops march aboard LCT. Troops boarding in fore is Lt General McMillan. MS McMillan watching proceedings. SCU Bugler wearing a topi. Union Jack being hauled down from Government Building. Tilt up to Union Jack flying on ship. MS LCT pulls away from quay. Israeli flag flies over building. Israeli troops parade, presenting arms. MS Prime Minister David Ben Gurion. GV parade.
Local distribution only
Not shown in Scotland.
Keywords
Politics and government; Ceremonies; Military
Locations
Haifa
Footage sources
France
Card file number
50443
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
105
Story extras:

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