Film: 1788

Places + Locations | 1920 | Silent | B/W


British Guiana Guyana South America 1920's

Patamanon Indians make instruments and weaving.
Tapioca production where the grain is pulped and the juices are squeezed out. Villages houses, parrots and vampire bats and a huge dead snake ( boa constrictor ? )carried by five men. Missionary priest in full robes conducts mass on a primitive altar with a few rain forest tribal people kneeling before the altar holding spears. Shooting the rapids in a dug out canoe

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