French Riviera, Israel, 1953

19.22 minutes
Scope and content:

RL10157-F16-0003 French Riviera, Israel, 1953 Reversal original, 16mm, sound, color 19.22 minutes

Includes narration and music.

• Israeli flag flying on top of a tower • plane parked on tarmac in "the new state of Israel" • sign: "Nazareth Souvenir Shop" • street scenes, architecture • sign: "Synagogue" • children playing in the streets • people ride donkeys through town • town watering hole • children ham it up for the camera • "typical Arab home" • locals pass by on mules • goats grazing in field • Sea of Galilee / Lake Tiberias and surrounding landscape • kibbutz • village • street scenes in Safed • Israeli soldiers • catacombs • Israel soldiers running along road • sign in Hebrew • Mount Herzl • grave of Theodor Herzl • Jerusalem from a distance • children approach driver's side of car, as captured from passenger seat • landscapes • sign: "Haifa-Tel Aviv Road" • scenes of Israeli soldiers, including women • Israeli children playing, doing hand stands • man on donkey in middle of the road • in-transit camps, settlements for European refugees • fortress in upper Galilee • countryside, Hula Swamp area • Morris and friend? inside fortress • travel along newly constructed highways, captured from inside the car • sign: "Danger-Frontier Ahead-No Passage (multiple languages)" • cattle walk along the road • sign: "Upper Galilee Regional Council" • scenes at a kibbutz • ruins of Arab city • scenes of the Negev desert and Bedouin settlements • Morris on a camel ride • more scenes of the Negev desert and Bedouin settlements • Morris stands next to tri-directional sign • Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel • landscapes, including olive trees • people along roadside, captured from inside the car • Morris stands next to tri-directional sign, ruins of Arab village in the background • entering Jerusalem by car • exteriors of King David Hotel • path to Mt. Zion • sign: "B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at the Hebrew University" • grounds of Hebrew University • airplane on tarmac • roulette wheel, stacks of coins • title card: "Why 50 Million Frenchies Can't Be Wrong" • Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France • beach scenes • Morris poses with woman on the beach • friends? of Morris interact with the same woman • swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean • life preserver: Eden Roc / Cap of Antibes • Dorothy sitting on Eden Roc • person dives into Mediterranean • Dorothy and Frances rinse off • swimmer climbs up hanging ladder from water • fireworks


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