Film: 6213

Places + Locations | 1930 | Silent | B/W


Bolivia, South America 1930's
Llamas. Docks. Nice shot of cargo ship pulling into dockside. Very good shot of steam powered crane unloading this ship. Balsa boats on Lake Titicaca. Donkey pack train across mountains. Wonderful steam river boat. Farms, ploughing. Coca production, potatoes, barley. People at work. Hand threshing. Making adobes (bricks). Pottery - wheel thrown and kiln. Spinning and weaving by Indian women. Copper mines. Silver and tin mining towns. Small electric trains. Indian women sort silver. Women break rocks by hand. La Paz - trains, streets, markets, festival - costumes, dances, Indians. Rich Spanish families.

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