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Date produced: 1950

Filmmaker(s):

Ralph E. Gray

Languages:

English

Length:

800 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Kodachrome

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest, 1950 - Certificate Award

Description:

"In the Certificate Awards group, Ralph E. Gray, a consistent winner in national film competitions and recently honored with the title of Leading Amateur Movie Maker of the nation by the Movie Makers Club of Oklahoma and associated cine clubs, has turned in another of his superb filming jobs in 'Glamorous Guatemala.' A highlight is the excellent titling job, a department of movie making in which Gray excels. Gray opens his picture with scenes of modern day Guatemala, then gradually leads us into more remote areas of the country where he shows the native Guatemalan at work and at play, harvesting coffee, weaving, and trucking his wares to market, or indulging the religious ceremonials and market day festivities, which comprise his chief diversions. Gray filmed his picture using a Cine Special and Kodachrome film." American Cinematographer, April 1950, 134-135.

Locations:

  • Guatemala (Filming)

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Screenings:

  • Premiered at the Movie Makers Club of Oklahoma City in 1950: Oklahoma City, OK
  • Screened by the Amateur Movie Society of Milwaukee in 1951: Milwaukee, WI
  • Screened by the Washington Society of Cinematographers in 1951: Washington, D.C.

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