Guatemala 1947 Reel 5 of 7

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:24
Film ID F16-0021
Film Description Reel 5 of 7
Unedited travelogue
Chichicastenango to Panzos
Lake Izabel
Rio Dolce
Livingston to Puerto Barrios


1947: Reel 5: Guatemala/ Chichicastenango to Panzos, down river, Lake Izabel, Rio Dolce, Livingston to Puerto Barrios from early July to 4 July.
Bell in church tower.
Pigs led by rope.
Village [village scenes of small groups]
Church on hill.
Local man using cane on bottom of rack as support while walking.
Thatched building.
Village, [village people; market scenes]
Down Patazo River.
Wood-burning locomotive.
Wood storage yard,
Structure on stilts to protect from ants and bugs. [2 shots]
Malaria swamp.
On launch down to Lake Izabel.
Loading pier.
Women washing in river. [mws]
Lake Izabel.
Old Spanish fort.
River and jungle. [8:43 is dark]
Perpendicular limestone cliffs along river Dolce.
Long sidewalk.
Puerto Barrios--the harbor and ship, and street scenes.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
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