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Guatemala. (1930 - 1939)

Film-document №67970 1 part, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Gans Heljfric /Hans Helfritz/

Reel №1

Germany.

Guatemala is a country in Central America.

The mountainous landscape of the country.

Steaming volcanoes.

Ruins from Spanish rule.

The local population, mainly Indians and mestizos.

Men sit around the campfire.

Boiling water geysers, put it in jars with food, eating and drinking.

Men wash clothes, wrinkling his legs, beat off with sticks.

Mountains, waterfalls, river.

Across the river is thrown a primitive suspension bridge, people go, holding on to the handrails.

The local village.

Women carry baskets on their heads.

In the distance is the volcano.

The city of Indio, the people in the area.

Residents on the lake, floating on the water boats.

A large pie with a tent to travel, people go to the beach with the bales.

Salt mining in a primitive way, salt salt is evaporated on the hearth and in the form of cakes being taken to the market for trading.

The city of Champerico, its streets, squares, the Catholic Church.

The market sale of pigs, and yarn.

The people at the entrance to the Church, they perform ritual sacrifices.

Night Church ceremony.

National dances in masks

Key words

Germany, Central America, population, nationality, geysers, Indians, food, mountains, waterfall, river, bridge, lake, transport, water, women, trade, market, Pets, Church, charity, entertainment