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We're going to Guiana. (1930 - 1939)

Film-document №66906 1 part, Black-white to collection Price category G

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English, French and Dutch Guiana.

Negro settlement.

Locals for daily activities.

Women carrying trays on their heads.

Children throw fruit on the ground next to the two men, in a large grinding mortar primitive way.

Children play with fruit.

Two women at the pump pumping water into the bowl.

Man bakes great cakes, puts them on twigs, then they are collected.

Women rub the ears of corn, freeing the seeds.

Types of local residents: a girl with a lot of braids on her head.

A woman bathes the child in the tub.

At the river women washing clothes, beating him with sticks.

Local holiday.

National dances to the sound of drums.

Dancing woman dressed in wide dresses, capes, shawls.

Men are sent into the forest to logging.

They go on a chain of two, pulling logs.

Lumberjacks at work, a tree falls.

Buffaloes pulling a log.

World's largest natural waterfall in British Guiana Kaieteur, its height of 280 meters, a storm water flows.

The main means of communication are boats.

Go men with oars in hand, they sit in a boat, tack on the river, teeming rapids

Key words

, Water transport Guiana, life, celebration, dance, forest, waterfall