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Soule, Thayer  Search this
Physical description:
reference one video cassette (86 minutes) silent color 1/2 inch
master two video cassettes (86 minutes) silent color BetacamSP
archival original 3,089 feet silent color 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
Central America
Mexico City (Mexico)
Title from Credits (published work) -- archival collection
Supplementary materials: publicity materials, still photographs, sound recording of lecture
Donated by Thayer Soule in 1991
Edited film documents travel in Mexico. Film includes a brief history of Mexico and scenes of modern day Mexico. Locales shown include Mexico City and the Museum of Anthropology and numerous pre-Columbian archeological sites including Olmec ruins in the state of Tabasco, the pyramid of Tajin, Palenque, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Teotihuacan, Monte Alban, and Mitla. Other locales include Merida, Cozumel, Acapulco, Xochimilco, Puebla, Taxco, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Michoacan, Patzcuaro, Oaxaca, Zinacantan Village, and Chamula. Scenes include a Volkswagon plant, Puebla tile making, Taxco silver, lacquer ware, weaving, markets, and making cutlery.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Search this
Archeology--sites  Search this
Archeology  Search this
Pre-Columbian objects  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Automobile industry and trade  Search this
Tiles  Search this
Silver  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1991.20.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
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Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Film Collection, 1946-1987
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives