With Allenby in Palestine

Accession Number F03320
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 35 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker Thomas, Lowell
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Gaza, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jaffa, Ottoman Empire: Palestine, Jerusalem
Date made 1927
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: External copyright


A Lowell Thomas adventure film copyright Eastman Kodak Co. 1927. Allenby's army made of seventeen nationalities, marched from Egypt to Palestine. A section of the famous 'Black Watch'. Australian Camel Corps. Sixty thousand camels were used by Allenby. Bombardment of Gaza. The ancient seaport Jaffa after its capture by Allenby's army. Scenes along the Jaffa Jerusalem Highway one of the world's oldest roads. Infantry advancing up Nebi Samwill the Turkish stronghold where the prophet Samuel was buried. Indian Lancers an important part of Allenby's forces. Sentry on Mount of Olives. The first Christian soldier on guard over Jerusalem. Duke of Connaught decorating Allenby and officers after the capture of Jerusalem. [transcription of the film's titles]

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