one film reel (440 feet) sound color 16mm reference
one film reel (440 feet) sound color 16mm master film
one film reel (440 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Motion pictures (visual works)
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: audio tapes, still photographs, production files, correspondence, promotional materials and press clippings.
Archives also holds Spanish language original released under the title La Maquina.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research supported processing and the National Film Preservation Foundation and the Smithsonian Latino Center supported preservation of the Jorge Preloran Film Collection.
Donated by Jorge Preloran in 2007.
Edited experimental film by Jorge Preloran presents a humorous tale about a problematic turn-of-the-century water pump and its caretaker.
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD