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Sao Paulo
Description: A film sponsored by the U.S. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs to promote friendly relations with South American countries just before World War II.

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Clip #: TFA-60B
Year: 1943
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Julien Bryan
Region: South America
Country: Brazil
City: Sao Paulo
Original: 16mm
Sao Paulo, downtown, pedestrians, crowded street, map of Brazil, monument, Ipiranga Museum, coffee farmers, cotton making, rolling bales, aerial, Pirelli wire and cable factory machinery, automobile plant military vehicles, tire factory, surgical supplies, spinning machines, shell casing plant, chemical plant dynamite, gun cotton, explosives, rayon, power grid hydroelectric plant turbines industrial fair grounds churches, residence, houses, suburb, apartment houses, schools, university, Butantân Institute, scientific laboratory, Dr. Vital Brazil, Municipal Library, football soccer stadium playground swimming pool slide Theatro Municipal, night club samba band dancing department store, Diana, Belleria, train station, airport, highway, Matarazzo Building, City Hall, street construction, viaduct, tunnel avenue, aerial hospital downtown Sao Paulo

São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city is the largest in Brazil and first in South America by population. It is located in the South East of the country. It is also the richest city of Brazil. The name means Saint Paul in Portuguese. The city has an area of 1,523 square kilometres (588 sq mi)and a population of 10,886,518, which makes it the most populous in Brazil, in South America and in the southern hemisphere. Greater São Paulo, which includes adjacent municipalities, has a population close to 20 million, making it the second largest in the Americas, and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.

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