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Spain's Fortunate Islands ca. 1960s

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Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (900 feet) sound color 16mm
Television programs
ca 1960s
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
supplementary materials: publicity materials, books, photographs, sound recordings
Donated by Halla Linker Aguirre and California State University at Northridge, University Library in 2002
Television broadcast created by Hal Linker with his wife, Halla, and son, David. Edited film was shot in Spain's Canary Islands. The episode starts in Las Palmas featuring: Hotel Las Palmas; the Wrestling Palace; Las Palmas' nightlife; a game of Jai-Alai fronton. The Linkers then head to the countryside to the town of Galder to view a religious procession. They continue through the countryside to film a banana plantation (bananas being cut, packed, and prepared for shipping throughout Europe). Afterwards, they visit the Guanches Caves followed by Maspalomas beach. They also visit a girls' school for embroidery. Lastly, the episode ends with Canary Island dancing.
Cite as:
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746
Cities and towns  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Dance  Search this
Caves  Search this
Sports--wrestling  Search this
Athletics  Search this
Plantations  Search this
Religious--Festivals  Search this
Embroidery  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.282
Restrictions & Rights:
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Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
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Human Studies Film Archives