Film 'The city of David' depicts the monuments and people in Jerusalem, Palestine. An ancient monument. People move in front of a fort. Vehicles parked in front of the building. People move on street with buildings on either side. View of the top of the buildings.
The monuments and people in Jerusalem, Palestine. View of a tower. People in a market place. A man at a shop weighs in a weighing machine. Facial expression of a man. A young girl holding flowers as she smiles. A cobbler repairs shoes at a shop. A woman carrying a child and holding a basket moves past a shop. People tanning a hide in a market place. A camel carrying goods.
The monuments and people in Jerusalem, Palestine. People walk on a path with walls of a building on either side and an arched structure at the top. Workers work on the sacks filled with goods. Men carry the sacks. A camel at a market place. A person places a sack in front of the camel. The camel eats from the sack. Man loads a camel. People move in a food market. A man carries a filled sack on his back. A man buys from a shopkeeper. A man washes utensils. Man rubs utensils with legs as he polishes them. A person places a plate on fire to increase the flame while making silver pots and pans.
The monuments and people in ancient city of Jerusalem, Palestine. View of the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount. Jewish rabbis pray at the wailing wall. Camera pans upward showing large expanse of wailing wall (also called Western Wall and Buraq Wall). People move out of the temple. Man on donkey. Sweeping view of David's Citadel (Tower of David), Ottoman Walls, and old city.
Late 1930s and early 1940s life in Jerusalem, Palestine. Views from 1917 era as British military patrol under British Army General Edmund Allenby advances in military trucks up the plains from Gaza. Arab forces riding on camels. The Arabs move in support. Jerusalem is captured by the British in 1917. British men in the city. An aerial view of late 1930s and approximately 1940 "new" Jerusalem contrasting the ancient parts of the city and new building. Narrator descriptions and visual portrayals of nationalism among Jewish and Arab residents in Jerusalem. Jewish men construct what the narrator terms as "a typical Zionist house just going up" Jewish civilians walking on the streets including one woman pushing a baby carriage. Cars move on a street and a view of a bus moving up Queen Mary Avenue. Jewish residents at a beach of Tel Aviv. They enjoy the water and dance the hora at the water's edge. A British man teaches an Arabic farmer the modern methods of agriculture. Men harvest food grains with a harvester. Arab boys in a class get a proper education "as in Europe." Palestinian girls in dresses play a game of basketball. The ex mayor of Jerusalem Hussein al-Khalidi in the center and other people around him.
British Army General Edmund Allenby, the Commander in Chief of the EEF (Egyptian Expeditionary Force), enters Jerusalem, Israel on 11th December, 1917 during World War I. The Commander in Chief converses with commanders of Allied detachments and Attaches before entering the city. He shakes hands with officers and soldiers. Soldiers in the background. General Allenby enters the holy city through the Jaffa Gate on foot. He is accompanied by Allied Ministers and Military Attaches. Officers on horseback. Allied soldiers march. Standing on a platform Sir Allenby reads out Jerusalem Proclamation. A large crowd of soldiers and officers in front of the stage. A reception of civic and religious dignitaries. Sir Allenby shakes hands with the dignitaries.