Ghost of the Spanish Warrior

Australia, 1987

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “A World of Festivals”.
The Moors and Christians festival of Alicoy in Alicante, Spain celebrates the defeat of the Moors by Christians after 500 years of occupation which left an indelible mark on Spanish culture and architecture. Led by a boy representing St. George, the town’s patron saint, groups of ‘crusaders’ stage a symbolic battle against the ‘moors’.

Credits

production company

Barinder Productions

producer/director

Joy Barrow

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Appears in

A World of Festivals

Group of items

A World of Festivals

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302641

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Europe

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Spain - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

History → Spain - History - 711-1516

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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