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Description: The famous buildings and sights of Mexico City in the 1950's.

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Clip #: TFA-150A
Length: 12:29
Year: 1958
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Central America
Country: Mexico
City: Mexico City
Subject: Air Travel
Original: 16mm
1950s, Mexico City, Mexico, American Airlines, people boarding airplane on tarmac, propellers starting up, airplane in flight, man and woman seated in airplane talking and looking out window, aerial Popocatépetl and Iztaccihuatl, Popocatepetl, airplane flying over Mexico City, bellhop / porter opening hotel room door for man, man opening hotel window, view from hotel room Juarez Avenue, Alameda Central and skyscrapers, Avenida Juarez, Palace of Fine Arts, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Monument to Benito Juárez, Benito Juarez, car pov driving on Paseo de la Reforma, Monumento a la Revolución, Monumento a la Revolucion, Equestrian statue of Charles IV, El Caballito, Christopher Columbus statue, El Ángel, El Angel, El Ángel de la Independencia, El Angel de la Independencia, Monumento a la Independencia, car pov driving on boulevard, Chapultepec Castle facade and grounds, garden, roses in bloom, lily, cityscape from Chapultepec Castle terrace, cars driving on boulevard, mercados, market, items for sale, child buying orange, flower stands, parrot, man crossing street to Zócalo, Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, man crossing street to National Palace, Palacio Nacional, man walking along balcony and talking photograph of Diego Rivera mural, Aztec Calendar Stone, Teotihuacan, Pyramid of the Sun, Temple of the Feathered Serpent, Highway of the Dead, Plaza México, Plaza Mexico, Plaza de Toros, Corrida de Toros, valet helping matador get dressed and tying his hair back, matador praying at altar, packed stadium stands, procession in stadium before bullfight, bullfighting, spectators applauding and cheering, racetrack, horse racing, spectators watching race, sunset, neon lights illuminated at night, nightlife, nightclub signs, nightclub, people sitting down at table, musicians dancing, servers giving menus to people seated at table, people at table applauding, woman doing swirling dance dress, man and woman doing traditional Mexican folk dance and people at tables applauding, man and woman taking gondola ride on canal through Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, Mariachi musicians performing for smiling woman, women and girl offering man and woman flowers from canoes, man and woman disembarking gondola and shopping for Serape from female vendor, gondolas on canal, airplane in flight

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