Monday, May 4, 2015

Silent Film of the Good Samaritan, Re-enacted in Palestine in the 1920s

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