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Damascus and Jerusalem
Description: A film about Damascus and Jerusalem in 1938

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Clip #: TFA-93B
Length: 10:49
Year: 1938
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Middle East
Country: Syria
City: Damascus
Subject: Street Scene
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1930s, Syria, Damascus, street scenes, square, traffic, horse drawn carriages, pedestrians, streetcar, old city street scenes, Muslims, Umayyad Mosque, Muslims removing and putting on shoes before entering and exiting mosque, water street vendor, man grilling skewers of goat on outdoor grill, soap vendor, orange vendor, vendor weighing oranges, traditional Arab headdresses, Persian rug merchant, rug auctioneer soliciting bids by carrying rug over his shoulders and walking through streets, camel train walking through street, camel caravan, donkey carrying heavy load of sacks, market, bazaar, Straight Street, outdoor bakery, baker making flatbread, bread merchant, coffee house, men smoking Turkish water pipes, nargile, hookah, Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, old city walls, horse drawn carriages, parked cars, Jaffa Gate, policeman directing traffic, goat and sheep running on street, pedestrians, old city street scenes, pack camels and donkeys, man hunched over from carrying heavy sack on his back, Damascus Gate, people in traditional clothing and headdresses, man reading fortunes in sand, man smoking water pipe, people riding donkeys on street, people carrying items on their heads, King David Street, boy carrying large basket on his back, children fighting over candy, men making shoes from used automobile tires, vaulted streets, Mount of Olives, Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre, Temple Mount hovering over housetops, Haram Al-Sharif, streets leading to Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock, Jews praying at Wailing Wall, elderly woman praying at wall


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