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El Dorado Holiday in South America ca. 1960s

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Linker, Hal 1916  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (850 feet) sound color 16mm
South America
Central America
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
Edited film produced by Hal Linker for Braniff International Airlines. The film opens featuring Panama City and the Panama Canal. There is film footage of the city's nightlife, the duty free shops and Panama's traditional dance. The next destination is Lima, Peru including the Plaza of San Martin, Gran Hotel Bolivar, Plaza de Armas, the Archbishop Palace, the White Presidential Palace and street scenes of Lima's cosmopolitan metropolis. Film includes beaches and Pachacamac, an hour drive from the coast. Also featured in Peru are Macchu Picchu and Cusco. Next destination shows La Paz, Bolivia, including the marketplace and old and modern sections of the city. Also shown are Tiwanaku and Lake Titicaca. Next stop is Buenos Aires, Argentina including Plaza de Mayo, Presidential Palace, youngsters at play, modern sky scrapers and Argentine-made alligator handbags. Travels continue to Montevideo, Uruguay, and then to Sao Paulo, Brazil, ending in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Footage of Rio includes street scenes, beaches, jewelry manufacturing, traditional samba dancing, the Sugar Loaf Mountains,Corcovado and the statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Cite as:
Courtesy of Halla Linker
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland 20746
Cities and towns  Search this
Dance  Search this
Ruins--archeological  Search this
Beaches  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Statuary--Christ figure  Search this
Street scenes  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2002.16.428
Restrictions & Rights:
OK:0 Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
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Hal Linker Film and Video Collection, ca. 1955-1985
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives