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Spain - The Land and The People
Description: The people and varied culture of Spain in the 1940s.

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Clip #: TFA-237B
Length: 10:22
Year: 1949
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Europe
Country: Spain
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1940s, Spain, Madrid, street scenes, traffic, Puerta del Sol street sign, pedestrians, people walking up from Metro station entrance, Spaniards, Spanish people, men talking, middle aged woman reading magazine at newsstand, Avenue Jose Antonio, double decker bus, churches, Royal Palace of Madrid facade and gate, Palacio Real de Madrid, Museo del Prado facade, Prado Museum, women walking down stairs on University of Madrid campus, taxiing TWA airplane, aircraft personnel outside parked TWA airplane, people boarding train at station, train departing station, map showing location of Madrid within Spain, map of Spain showing plateau ranging from Pyrenees to fertile river valleys in South, plateau, open countryside, grazing sheep and cattle, foothills, highlands sloping down to low valley, fertile valley of Guadalquivir River, Seville, cityscape, Giralda, Old Madrid street scenes, old houses, wrought iron balconies, narrow streets, pedestrians, Seville Cathedral facade, Alcázar of Seville, Alcazar of Seville, Moorish architecture, Italica, Roman theater ruins, modern Seville street scenes, Cine Avenida, Fotografia Serrano, port of Seville, docks, donkey driven cart, minerals and bales of cork in storage area, man removing pots from stack, barrels of olives, hand picking up olives, man dumping freshly picked olives from small basket worn around his neck into larger basket, man and his young son picking olives from tree in olive grove, olive trees, harvest time, girl leading pack mule to olive grove, man emptying basket of olives into large basket strapped on mule, man and children walking mule back to farmhouse, girl helping mother remove laundry from clothesline and following her into house, woman cooking dinner on open hearth in kitchen and fanning flames, girl bringing dinner to table, shellfish, rice and tomato seasoned with olive oil in paella pan, girls walking down rural path past olive groves to village school, white washed houses in village, girls walking past village church and looking at bell tower, teacher greeting children at door as they enter school, children seated at desks as teacher instructs, girl writing sentence in Spanish on chalkboard, blackboard, recess, children holding hands and walking in circle as they sing La Rueda folk song, the Wheel, by and father bringing olives to village, boy walking on village street, boy greeting scissors grinder and basket shop proprietor,, boy buying almonds from candy vendor, crowd of spectators watching woman perform flamingo dance as musicians accompany her, children and man leading burro back to farm

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