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Fenceposts Can Grow Branches ca. 1953

Catalog Data

Creator:
Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (700 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Television programs
Travelogs
Place:
Cuba
Caribbean
Date:
ca 1953
Notes:
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
Summary:
Television broadcast created by Hal Linker with his wife, Halla, and son, David. Edited film was shot in Cuba just before Castro became Prime Minister. This was the first of a series of programs presenting life in Cuba from visiting homes, ranches, and resorts to experiencing fiestas, tobacco and rum manufacturing, and the work of cowboys and sponge fishermen. In this episode the Linkers visit the Pinar del Rio section of of Cuba where they film growing tobacco and manufacturing of tobacco products. At Varadero Beach they stay in the village of Trinidad which remained mostly as it was when built under Spanish colonialism.
Cite as:
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746
Topic:
Street scenes  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.131
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_374033