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Sundays in the Valley of Mexico
Date
1942
Main contributors
United States. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs; Ralph E. Gray, A.C.L. : photographed and produced by
Summary
A colorful travelogue of modern, urban life in Mexico City. "Shows scenes typical of modern Mexico, such as the tall buildings and wide boulevards of Mexico City. The canal leading to Xochimilco, with its fruit- and flower-laden boats, is pictured. Then describes a festival held in honor of the Vice President of the United States, Henry Wallace, when he visited Mexico City. It includes a bullfight and a parade of Mexican beauties. Ends with a pageant of old and new Mexican dances" (War Films Bulletin of the Extension Division Indiana University, February, 1943, 19)
Locations
San Juan Teotihuacán, Mexico; Lake Xochimilco, Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (11 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm