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Still image from El Volcan Parícutin via Periscope Film.

Identifier:

  • M71811 (Source: UCLA Library Catalog)

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Harold Lincoln Thompson

Country of Production:

United States

Languages:

Spanish, English

Length:

1200 ft (30 minutes 42 seconds)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Ektachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

UCLA Film & Television Archive list of titled amateur films

Description:

"This extraordinary silent 16mm home movie was shot by Dr. Harold L. Thompson, and shows the eruption of the Paricutin volcano. It likely dates towards the end of the volcanic eruption in the early 1950s." Periscope Film.

Resources:

A copy of this film is held by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, as well as Periscope Film.

Locations:

  • Paricutin, Michoacán, Mexico (Filming)

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UCLA Film & Television Archive

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