Spain: the land and the people

United States, 1949

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The film begins by describing Madrid, the capital, including buildings etc, then takes the viewer to Seville in the south of Spain. Maps indicate the nature of the country, consisting mainly of a high plateau. Products include port wine, oranges, raisins, leather, minerals, olives, olive oil etc. Glimpses are shown of a Spanish family at home and at work, the children at school, their games etc.

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Coronet Instructional Films



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United States
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Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Madrid (Spain)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Spain - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Spain - Social life and customs


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human geography

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Madrid (Spain)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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