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Still from Montserrat via Filmoteca de Catalunya

Identifier:

  • 05292.P/01 (Source: Filmoteca de Catalunya)

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Delmir de Caralt

Country of Production:

Catalonia

Languages:

Spanish

Duration:

00:10:53

Length:

291 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1932 - Certificate Award, Second Place, Scenic

Description:

(Catalan): Film a mig camí entre el film d'argument (un pelegrí cec marxa amb els peus descalços fins a Montserrat, acompanyat d´un nen, i quan hi arriba es produeix un miracle i recupera la vista) i el film documental (escenes diverses de Montserrat i els diferents mitjans de transport per arribar-hi: cotxe, carrilet, cremallera i funicular, etc.).

Film devoted to the famous Montserrat mountain in Catalonia that blends fiction (a blind pilgrim walks barefoot to Montserrat, accompanied by a child, and when he arrives a miracle occurs, and he regains his sight) and documentary styles (various scenes from Montserrat and the different means of transport to get there: car, rail, rack and funicular, etc.). [Description from the Filmoteca de Catalunya catalog]

Resources:

A copy of this film is available through the University Union Catalogue of Catalonia.

Romaguera i Ramió, Joaquim. DICCIONARI DEL CINEMA A CATALUNYA. Barcelona: Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2005. p.142.

Locations:

  • Montserrat, Spain (Filming)

Club Affiliation:

Centre Excursionista de Catalunya (CEC)

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Repository:

Filmoteca de Catalunya

Screenings:

  • Screened at the First Catalonian Exhibition of Amateur Cinematography in 1932: Barcelona, Spain
  • American Cinematographer Amateur Film Contest (1932):

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