Budget Films

Stock Footage

High Commissioner In Palestine

Britain's first High Commissioner of Palestine, Sir Herbert Samuel, reviews troops. Footage illustrates his attempt to placate Jewish and Arab populations. Shot shows Samuel visiting a synagogue, wearing a prayer shawl. More footage shows the Arab-themed wedding of Herbert's son. Herbert hands out medals to Jewish athletes. Shot shows Herbert shaking hands with Arab notables.

IdentifierCLIP-14432
Duration58 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1920
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