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Identifier:

  • 98.21.10 (Source: Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum)

Date produced: 1962

Filmmaker(s):

Floyd Henry Wells

Languages:

English

Length:

3570 ft (3 reels)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Color

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Human Studies Film Archives list of titled amateur works

Description:

Edited film "chronicling an airstream caravan through Central America (Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica). Film includes many views of scenic landscapes, mountain roads, cities and villages, ruins (Kabah, Uxmal, Dzibichaltun, Chichen Itza) and historic landmarks and airstream trailers tavelling or in recreational vechicle parks. In Guatemala they visit the villages Solola and Panajachel near Lake Atitlan and and town of Antigua. Scenes also include marketplaces, churches and chuch-life, a woman weaving, local crafts, washing clothing at public fountains" Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum.

Resources:

The film is dated by the Smithsonian as "ca. 1962", so it may not necessarily have been produced that year.

Locations:

  • Mexico (Filming)
  • Guatemala (Filming)
  • El Salvador (Filming)
  • Panama (Filming)
  • Costa Rica (Filming)

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Repository:

Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum