British troops in Bethlehem during World War I. People and soldiers gather on a street. Buildings in the area. The soldiers work.
A documentary film titled 'In Hallowed Paths' about the people and biblical art in Bethlehem, Palestine. View of the city of Bethlehem. Aerial view of mountains. Men on horses in between the crowd. A large crowd including Mohammedans,Christians and Jews on a street. A child talks to a old man. A donkey on the street. A man near a camel. The ruins of a church in a shepherds' field. View of a valley in the background. Natives come out of a church. The paintings inside the church.
United States sailor on a car passes along the Tomb of Rachel (Rachel's Tomb) to Bethlehem. United States Navy sailors go into the Church of Nativity. Men and women walk by the door of humility at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem.
British troops of the 4th Sussex Regiment, 53rd (Welsh) Division, marching through Bethlehem, Palestine, on December 9, 1917. Local populace watches as the troops march through the town.
Day to day events happening in Moslem and Christian religion. The Patriarch of Jerusalem visits Bethlehem protected by Moslem police. Brief scene of American troops going "over the top" from a trench, amidst barbed wire, during a World War I battle. Chinese Moslems in a camel caravan. Polynesians in East India. Indian Moslems in India. Black Moslems in Nigeria. Christian missionaries in an outdoor clinic. Women nurses and doctors treat patients. Mission schools teach tradecrafts. Farmers use bulls to plow fields. A girls' school in Turkey shows girls taking part in home making courses. Girls manage their households.
A view of Bethlehem Shipbuilding Plant in the United States. Construction crew building ships for emergency fleet during First World War as needed. Construction material and equipment is seen at shipyard engaged in World War I preparations.