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The Good Samaritan
Description: The story of the parable of The Good Samaritan from the Bible, shot on location in Palestine in the 1920s. It is an excerpt from a 60 minute independently made silent feature film, released in the U.S. in 1925, called "The Man Nobody Knows", directed by Errett Leroy Kenepp and based on a book by Bruce Barton of the same name published in 1924

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Clip #: TFA-94C
Length: 11:11
Year: 1924
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Region: Middle East
Country: Palestine
Subject: Religion
Original: 16mm
1920s, Israel, Palestine, parable, people in traditional clothing, samaritan standing outside, man walking on rugged pass / road between Jerusalem and Jericho, Tal'at ed Damm, "The Way of Blood," "Ascent of Blood," bandits hiding behind rock as man approaches, thieves attacking and robbing man, thieves fleeing and leaving man half dead in desert, priest stopping to look at man lying on ground and continuing to walk past, levite refusing to help injured man, samaritan riding donkey and approaching injured man, samaritan dismounting donkey and bandaging injured man's wounds, samaritan and helper covering injured man with blanket and helping him mount donkey, samaritan and helper leading donkey carrying injured man to inn, samaritan and helper helping injured man enter inn, samaritan and innkeeper tending to injured man, samaritan and helper leaving inn and giving money to innkeeper, priest, samaritan and levite standing next to each other in desert, priest and levite disappearing with levite remaining, samaritan outside building

The main character is played by a real Samaritan - The High Priest Yitzhaq b. 'Amram, aka Isaac Ben Omram, (1855-1932).

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