Film: 6115

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


Portugal 1940's
St. Peters, Rome, Italy. Pope Pius XII carried through on raised chair. Churches of Portugal. Primates talk to Prime Minister. Vimieiro, birth place of leader. Portuguese parliament. Peasants at work, spinning in the home. Oporto cellars, bottling the port. Barrels in cellar. Fishing industry. Women. Salt and dry fish. Shops, dairy, pineapples. Cork industry. Tungsten mining, prospecting for tungsten. Gold reserves. Building roads and flats, stadium, university, students of surgery, Vasco de Gama tomb, Portugal's empire. Lisbon, streets, cafes, ballroom, singing. Opera house, conductor, audience in boxes.

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