2 Film reels (30 minutes, color silent; 815 feet, 16mm)
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot by Guy W. Leadbetter of a trip to Mexico. Footage includes coverage of major Yucatan archaeological sites of Chichen Itza (all major ruins including El Castillo, the Great Ball Court, Cenote Sagrado, Temple of a Thousand Warriors, Temple of the Warriors, and "El Caracol" Observatory Temple; views of site and surrounding landscape from a high vantage point; and close-ups of carvings and architectural features), and Uxmal (all major ruins including Governor's Palace, Nunnery Quadrangle, and Pyramid of the Magician and and close-ups of carvings and architectural features) and Teotihuacan (all major ruins including Temple of the Sun, Temple of the Moon and Temple of Quetzalcoatl) northeast of Mexico City. Footage also incudes Xochimilco's canals with boats.
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Guy W. Leadbetter films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution