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Jerusalem 1949-50

Short colour, silent, compilation of unedited film footage of areas of Cyprus, Crete and Israel (including Jerusalem).

Amateur film 1950 15 mins Silent


This short unedited film largely documents travel through Cyprus and possibly Israel. There a many scenes of the countryside, castles and ruined buildings (possibly as a result of fighting during the second world war). One recognisable castle is the Saint Hilarion Castle lies on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Cyprus.

Saint Hilarion Castle was originally a monastery built in the 10th century before being converted to a castle as the position dominated the pass from Kyrenia to Nicosia.