Guatamela 1947 Reel 3 of 7

Category: Travelogue

Length: 16:35
Film ID F16-0019
Film Description Reel 3 of 7
Unedited travelogue
Chichicastenango to Lake Atitlan and surrounding area


1947: Reel 3: Guatemala: Chicicastenango to Lake Atitlan and
surrounding area, June 26-27.

Woman in colorful clothing and braids at market.
Front view of woman, waist and headdress.
Famous Chichicastenango church at head of steps.
Smoke, fire and incense burner.
Fire at base of steps, [mws w/3 women]
Barber shop at church.
Necklaces and waist of woman.
Chopping meat on inverted tree branch. [xcu]
Baby on back, with wool cap.
Skinned head of animal and other meat.
Banana leaf wrapping paper for meat.
Back of woman: note necklace.
Views of valley.
Painting on hotel wall.
Circular water tank.
Mountain views.
Clearing weeds between stone blocks, [mws 1 man]
Girl carrying water jug on head.
Two men carrying pottery racks.
Girls carrying inverted table.
Church in Chichicastenango.
Old Spanish gate.
Several village leaders.
Crooked placement around tree.
Three people carrying racks of pottery.
Lake Atitlan and view of volcanic mountain.
Another volcanic mountain cone and Lake Atitlan.[has a white spot--bad splice?]
Coffee tree.
American girl at hotel.
Hotel grounds.
Views of lake and mountains.[7 shots. ]
Waterfalls.[4" lens]
Tourists getting in boat.Native paddling boat while standing up.
Boat landing.
Several racks of goods; pottery.
Man getting help with rack.
Man carrying heavy load.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
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