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Video capture of Mayan Rites, obtained via Northeast Historic Film.

Identifier:

  • 0660.0008 (Source: https://oldfilm.org/collection/Detail/occurrences/8207)

Date produced: 1932

Filmmaker(s):

Adelaide Pearson

Languages:

English

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Description:

The film depicts Mayan rites in 1930's Guatemala along with intertitles describing the destruction of Mayan temples by conquerers and the performance of traditional ceremonies at the steps of churches.

Locations:

  • San Antonio Palapo, Guatemala (Filming)
  • Chichicastenango, Guatemala (Filming)

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Repository:

Pearson, Adelaide Collection. Northeast Historic Film.

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