Guatemala 1947 Reel 2 of 7

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:28
Film ID F16-0018
Film Description Reel 2 of 7
Unedited travelogue
Lake Atitlan
Guatemala City to Antigua
Atitlan to Chichicastenango


Guatemala City to Antigua, Atitlan to Chichicastenango; June 24-25,
Cottage and shore scenes at Lake Atitlan.
View of hotel and bougainvillea, gardens and houses.
Olive trees planted by conquistadors.
Colonial Spanish building.
Coat of arms.
Stone carvings,[in niches]
Covered arcade.
Baroque church.
Washing in churchyard.
Ruined buildings and churches.
Garden of hotel, buildings and laundry basin.
Charcoal flat iron, trimmed trees, colonial buildings. [cu]
Restaurant, cooking and garden.
Village in valley.
Close-ups of Indians in traditional dress.
Hip-method of weaving.
Family; courtyard and Spanish window.[shots of volcano interjected here]
Street scenes.
Fountain, street scenes.
Women balancing water jars.[4 ws of individual cu of 2 girls at 6:45]
Mountain and lake; on way back to Chichicastenango.
Pottery carried on back.
Market and people.
Screened enclosures for meat.
Church steps and ritual fire.
Sugar in blocks.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Weaving, Textiles, Guatemala City, Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango, Weaving

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