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Cyprus Is An Island
Description: A film in French about the island of Cyprus in 1946

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Clip #: TFA-93C
Length: 32:42
Year: 1946
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Europe
Country: Cyprus
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1940s, Cyprus, map of Cyprus showing major cities / towns, lapping waves, waves rolling in, Petra tou Romiou, Aphrodite's Rock, coast, Pafos, ruins, goats roaming around ruins, mountains, valley, monastery, church, Church of Cyprus, priests praying at cross, Kyrenia Castle, ruins on mountain overlooking coast, castle, Famagusta, ancient fortification, walled city, lion of St. Mark, pack camel, shoes, mosque, herd of sheep, man putting sheep on and leading pack donkey carrying child, Nicosia, people riding bicycles, street scenes, horse drawn carriages, international movie posters, signs in English and Greek, Cypriot Greek, Galinos Street street sign, pedestrians, craftsmen at work, modern street scenes, village, street scenes, family bowing to priest, woman using loom, people and goats walking on street, women sewing, children and man leading donkeys, family, boy hammering stake into ground to tether donkey, man affixing makeshift plow to donkey, woman drinking from jug and wiping mouth with hand, girl talking, man wrapping scarf around head, man driving donkey driven plow, family cultivating field, donkey driven water wheel, woman turning water wheel, mountainous area, goats eating foliage, herd of goats, goatherd sleeping on ground, wife pointing out goats eating leaves to farmer husband plowing field, boy taking over plow and husband frantically trying to disperse goats, farmer waking up sleeping goatherd, farmer and goatherd arguing, village court setting dispute between farmer and goatherd, angry goatherd smashing chair on ground and storming off, goatherd herding goat to forest, trees in forest, snow covered mountain, mountain village, man performing folk dance with knife, children and adults watching folk dancing, musicians playing instruments as men clap hands, people clearing road, people planting trees, goatherd lighting fire in forest, fire wardens trying to put out fire, fire wardens chasing and capturing goatherd, lowland village, dry land, person leading cows to water, cow drinking from sparse water, woman and child filling jugs with water and carrying, grain field, man from water supply and irrigation department showing irrigation plans to villagers, villagers building irrigation scheme, men walking on top of wall next to water, flowing water, farmer removing stopper and water flowing into field, farmer and son irrigating field, man laying seeds down in field, people harvesting grain in field, farmer leading donkey carrying grain, people working in field, workers picking citrus from trees, workers dumping out citrus fruits from baskets, logging, wine / spirits being bottled and labeled, cigarettes on conveyor belt, workers packaging cigarettes, silk cocoons, church bells being rung, festival, men performing folk dance as people watch and clap hands, folk dancing, people cooking on open fire, musicians playing instruments, people eating and drinking, lapping waves


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