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Date produced: 1954

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Country of Production:

Canada

Languages:

English

Length:

1 reel (ca. 43 minutes)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Magnetic

Awards/Recognition:

Ontario Jewish Archives list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Item is a film of a trip to Spain taken by Dr. Willinsky, his wife, Sadie, and some of their friends. Despite its title, the film does not contain footage of France. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, the local population, and the Willinsky's activities are accompanied by music and Dr. Willinsky's commentary. Footage includes shots of the Square of Spain, Sadie walking along the streets of a shopping district, churches and monasteries, a boat cruise from Palma to Figuera, a spring festival procession and dancing in Majorca. Most of the scenes were taken in Palma and Majorca." Ontario Jewish Archives.

Resources:

This film is a part of the Dr. A. I. Willinsky fonds held by the Ontario Jewish Archives.

Locations:

  • Figueres, Spain (Filming)
  • Majorca, Spain (Filming)
  • Palma, Spain (Filming)
  • Plaza de EspaƱa, Seville, Spain (Filming)

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Repository:

Dr. A. I. Willinsky fonds, Ontario Jewish Archives