Tribute to a Hero ∙ My Grandfather ∙ An Immigrant ∙ A Champion Wrestler ∙ A Diplomat ∙ A Secret Agent.
1950 Prague Zalman Unreich On 8MM
This is a rare B&W 8MM video footage. Filmed by Ze’ev Shek in front of the Israel Legation in Prague, on Voršilská Street. Music by Z. Shek "Vrť sa, dievča". The Legation staff are helping to pack a car as it appears someone is leaving the “embassy”. In this video, possibly are: Gabrielle Hermel-ova, Yossi Gerson or spelled Gershon (יוסי גרזון) Thanks to Rachel Shek & family.
Zalman Leading Wrestling Group in a Sports Festival of Hapoel in Tel-Aviv 1930s
Zalman Unreich marching in the Maccabia stadium near the Yarkon River in Tel-Aviv. There’s crowds in the stands. People applauding the parade. With in the group of athletes (Hapoel sports club) you’ll see my Saba (grandpa) leading the wrestling group. From 1930s, source is a combination of Zalman’s archive collection and a few seconds from the Israel Film Archive Carmel Newsreel. Link: https://jfc.org.il/news_journal/27473-2/93684-2/