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Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Country of Production:

Canada

Languages:

English

Length:

2 reels (ca. 103 minutes)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Ontario Jewish Archives list of titled amateur films

Description:

"Item is a film production of a trip from Naples to Nice taken by Dr. Willinsky and his wife, Sadie. In the form of a travelogue, footage of landmarks, ancient ruins and the local population is interspersed with captions and maps that were added in by Dr. Willinsky to denote locations and offer context. Featured cities include, Pompeii, Salerno, Rome, Cannes, Antibes, and Menton. Footage includes shots of Vesuvius, images taken from a gondala ride in Venice, Venetian street performers, market scenes, cathedrals, children dressed in costumes for a carnival, and various local craftsmen at work. Sadie is occassionally spotted in the footage interacting with locals and with travel companions who are probably relatives or family friends." Ontario Jewish Archives.

Resources:

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

Locations:

  • Antibes, France (Filming)
  • Cannes, France (Filming)
  • Menton, France (Filming)
  • Mount Vesuvius, Italy (Filming)
  • Pompeii, Italy (Filming)
  • Rome, Italy (Filming)
  • Salerno, Italy (Filming)
  • Venice, Italy (Filming)

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Repository:

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