Wings to Guatemala

United States, 1958

Film
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A brief history of Guatemala is presented. The descendents of the Mayan Indians are shown on the shores of Lake Atillan, living a life that is largely based on ancient tradition. They work for six days on Chichicastenango to sell their goods and workshop their old Mayan gods on the steps on the church. Scenes are included of the modern city of Guatemala and the luxurious resorts set among the ruins of the past. The fondness of the people for music and traditional dancing is shown.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Jean Oser

Stanley Toogood

production company

International Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:19:02:00

Colour

Colour

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