British Guiana 1948 Reel 2 of 8


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Film Id:F16-0025
Film Description:Reel 2 of 8
Unedited travelogue


Reel 2 of 8
Unedited travelogue

Field. Small boy bathing at well or over stream.
Building: arched facade.
Wooden frame building with square tower.
Narrow canal.
People. Large wooden vat with iron rings.
Wide canal, tree-lined avenue.
Scenes in town.
Twin stone towers, large sphere (?) on top.
Spoked wheel at a well (?).
Dragonflies in flight, [out of focus]
Scenes in town: tall wooden tower, possibly a light house;
flowering bush; train station (?); cart on road; telephone
booth. Oddly ropy trees.
Carved stone posts in a yard.
Black man wearing picket sign: "WE WANT. . "
Lumber yard.
Half-built wooden building.
Boats: one with straw-roofed cabin.
City scenes.
Child's toy car.
City scenes: "Chinese Association" building, "Police Headquarters."
Food for sale.
Wooden Women working in flooded field.
Birds and sea lions.
Fan-palm tree.
Fields with scattered buildings.
Barges, sailboats, canals. Many views of riverbank from passing boats.
Wooden house: thatched roof.
Paddle boats. Boat with tiller and crude sail.
More scenes along river.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Tags: Guyana
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.

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