Terre Promise - La Palestine

Translation / Interpretation / Caption Text

Curator's note:

This poster is a French-language promotion for the 1935 film The Land of Promise which may be viewed in its entirety here


This film promotion poster presents three phases of history:

(text at top - figure reading)

Promised land

(text at middle - a camel turning a well pump)

Promised land - Palestine

(text at bottom - broad, tree lined boulevards in Tel Aviv)

Rediscovered land - modern Palestine

The most extraordinary effort of our era