This “Palestine Pilgrimage” was created in the late 1920s or early 1930s by Philip M. Brown, “A Pilgrimage Through Palestine” borrows its title from a popular book first published in the 1890s. The film travelogue and 1920s HOLY LAND TRAVELOGUE. It shows views of various cities in British occupied Palestine — today’s State of Israel — including Nazareth, Jericho, Haifa, Tiberius and more. Mandatory Palestine as it was known, was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria after World War I. British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948.
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More Footage by Philip M. Brown
More footage by Philip M. Brown from “A Pilgrimage Through Palestine” (late 20s) may be viewed on YouTube here.
1920s, Palestine, a travelogue about Jerusalem and the Holy Land
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I have a passion for vintage film and photo that I love to share. I call them, ” CLOSET MEMORIES AND FADED DREAMS”. Here on YouTube you can see a very few of the old films I have discovered. On my website at officeofimagearchaeology.com you can see many interesting photographs and albums. A gift from me to you, “Enjoy”
The 1920s travelogue, “Palestine”, originally was distributed by Empire Safety Film Co at 723 7th Ave NYC. Some of the subjects are Bethlehem, Jerusalem, The Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem, Old Jerusalem where nothing has changed for centuries and the Christian Streets lead to the Holy Sepulchre, Allenby’s 60,000 camel and army the march from Egypt to Palestine A section of the famous Black Watch. The Turkish stronghold of Nebi Samwill the burial sight for the Prophet Samuel.