Ecuador 1949 Reel 8 of 10

Category: Travelogue

Length: 18:01
Film ID F16-0039
Film Description Reel 8 of 10
Unedited travelogue


1949: Reel 8: Ecuador: July 13-15. Banos. Riobamba. Quito.
Mountain near Banos.

Cultivation on steep hills, but no terrace farming.
Thatched roof hut with vegetation growing on roof.
Yoke of oxen plowing field.
Carved wood door of church, [cu]
Cockfight pit with hexagonal roof.
Cockfight in pit.
Old man with probably homemade guitar, [mws]
Women washing clothes at stream with baby on back.
Swimming pool.
Public laundry at Banos.
Swift mountain stream and water falls, [good cu]
Part of riverbank undermined by water.
Waterfall and mountain.
Working on road.
Landslide (Arumba).
Traveling over muddy road.
People carving gourds. [cu]
Gorge with stream at bottom.
Rock erosion along gorge.
Farming in valley.
Two Quechua women spinning along roadside, [ws]
Train in deep cut.
Loaded donkey on way to market.
Sheep carried to market on back of woman.
Kitchen restaurants.
Pile of wool.
Loading pigs.
Giant pottery jar.
Thatched hut and man with sheepskin pants.[mws]
Thatched roof.
Valley and mountains.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Ecuador, Banos, Riobamba, Quito Mountain, Marketplaces, Quechua people
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