"Rancho Del Charru"

Category: Travelogue

Length: 48:48

Film ID F16-0725
Film Description Unedited footage
Rancho Del Charru (Charro (?))
Texuatepee (?)


Woman poses in giant floppy sombrero
Map of Mexico showing route
Women posing for Wright
Vaqueros (cowboys) and ladies, some wearing traditional regional dress, others in American 1940s dresses.
Dance performance in the bullfighting ring.
Baboon in zoo
Sign: Acapulco, Pie de la Questa [Cuesta] (a beach)
Waterfront, boats
Man holding a catch [?]
Villages along an estuary
Title: Native dances
Costumed "Aztec" tourism dance
Sign: The isthmus of Tehantepec [Tehuantepec]
Map with route
Sign: Salina Cruz [Oaxaca]
Marimba band
Dancing, ladies in traditional dress
Town from a train or truck
Wright drinking from a coconut
Trains in the station, vendors in traditional dress
Ladies holding parrots in traditional dress
Wright eating a meal with a companion
Small town street scenes
Washing clothes at the river
Small town scenes
A festival. Men and women in traditional dress.
Costumed masquerade dancers, children and adults
TITLE: Ixtaltepec: La turada de las [frutas?] [Assuncion?]
Assumption procession. Women carrying pots of planted flowers on their heads. Oaxacan traditonal dress
Women throwing [sweets?] and boys catching them in front of the cathedral
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Dr. Harry B. Wright
Topics Mexico, Touring, Tourism, Bullfights, Tourism performance, Acapulco, Acapulco de Juarez,Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz, Marketplaces, Processionals, Masquerades, Textiles, Asunción Ixtaltepec
Rights All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.