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Description: An educational film about Mexico in the 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-98D
Length: 9;17
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Filmmaker: Carl Dudley
Region: Central America
Country: Mexico
City: Mexico City
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1950s, Mexico, Mexico on map of North America, man sewing fishing net, farmer working land with ox plough, marketplace, market day, female vendor scooping up rice / grain from pile and giving to customer, Mexico City, aerial cars driving on Paseo de la Reforma, busy street scenes, boulevards, traffic, pedestrians crossing street, children riding toy train at fairground, park, Zócalo, Zocalo, National Palace, liberty bell, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Palace of Fine Arts, Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Trajinera boats, boats carrying produce, Acapulco, crowded beach, people diving and swimming in water, agriculture, man using sickle to harvest grain in field, men working in corn field, farmers, workers, woman grinding corn on metate and slapping hands together to make tortillas, worker picking coffee beans from trees, worker cutting down sugarcane, Yucatán, Yucatan, worker cutting down Henequen leaves, Agave, man hanging Henequen leaves to dry, factory, smokestacks, natural resources, Tampico, oil, refinery, steel, Monterrey, blast furnace, Pachuca, cityscape with cross in foreground, silver mine, silver mining, Taxco de Alarcón, Taxco, cityscape with Iglesia de Santa Prisca, Santa Prisca Church, handicrafts, craftsmen, silversmith hammering steel pieces, fine handwrought silver, woman putting on handwrought silver necklace, potter painting pottery, Guadalajara, hand tooled leather, men carving leather by hand, lacquer work, lacquerwork, lacquerware artisan, smiling girl holding flowers, Indians planting crops, marketplace, woman holding lacquered tray, woman wearing intricate silver bracelet, Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Trajinera boats, boats carrying produce. Mexico City, busy street scenes, traffic, boulevard, Paseo de la Reforma, Angel of Independence, El Ángel, Monterrey, blast furnace, Acapulco, beach, pack donkeys, Mexican flag, flag of Mexico

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