Watson Kintner (1890-1979) was a Chemical Engineer with the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), where he was an early pioneer in the standardization of the vacuum tube. Over a period of 36 years he traveled to more than 30 individual countries, beginning in 1933. This subset of his travel films is from Ecuador.
Number of Videos: 10
Reel 9 of 10 Unedited travelogue Quito Santo Domingo de los Colorados Indian Village (10 miles north of Santo Domingo)
Reel 10 of 10 Unedited travelogue Colorados Indian Village Santo Domingo Quito
Reel 2 of 10 Unedited travelogue Otalavo Quito Monument on side of hill. Women carrying load of laundry. Washed-out culvert on side of road. Paintings on side walls on house, [mws] Street scenes. Woman carrying two large empty drums on back near public square in Quito. Carrying table. Meat markets. Shaving ice--note: woolen garments. Crabs tied together Unloading freight car by hand. Street scenes. Woman with chickens in bag. On way to Otavalo; erosion of mountains. Fair at Otavalo, 35 miles NE of Quito. Festive costumes. Cleaning street. Weaving. Close-up of Indian women. Farming tools. Wood bowl. Festival dancing at Otavalo fair. Otavalo man with blackened face drinking liquor Carding wool. Women with stiff felt hats and rings on all fingers. Spinning. Playing a kind of bowling game; note: pig tails on men. Market scenes. Carrying wood for fuel. Cooking. Market scene in Otavalo.
Reel 8 of 10 Unedited travelogue Banos Riobamba Quito
Reel 5 of 10 Unedited travelogue Guayaquil Riobamba 9/0:00 White house with bougainvillea. 6/0:09 Apartment house. 6/0:15 Cemetery. 7/0:21 Vultures on knoll. 6/0:28 Row of houses. 2 3/0:34 On boat going up Guayas River. 16/0:57 Watching ocean-going banana boat. 8/1:13 Rice in boat. 27/1:21 Huts on rafts. 14/1:48 Loading balsawood on shoulder. 11/2:02 River scenes. 4/2:13 Root system of large tree exposed by erosion. 5/2:12 People sleeping on raft 4/2:22 Hut on bank being undermined. 5/2:26 Fishnet in prow of boat. 32/2:31 Loaded barges. 28/3:03 Birds. 42/3:31 Rafts and sweeps. 8/4:13 Rice mill. 82/4:21 Cacao on streets of Guayaquil and market, [some good cuj 4/5:43 Fuller brush man. 7/5:47 Candy. 16/5:54 Streetcars. 7/6:10 On railroad going up to Riobamba-- scenes. 118/6:32 Selling food to passengers. 2/8:30 Switchback and narrow gauge, looking down on station; just passeo; railroad track along river bed. 11/8:32 Thatched hut. 5/8:43 Man in serape. 38/8:48 Sheepskin parts on cowboys. 13/9:26 Woman spinning. 20/9:39 Riobamba. 27/9:59 Soft drink. 4/10:26 Painting on walls. 14/10:3 Load on back. 14/10:44 Flowers. 14/10:58 Marketplace. 8/11:12 Sculptured shrubbery.
Reel 1 of 10 Unedited travelogue Quito
Reel 7 of 10 Unedited travelogue
1949 #6 Ecuador, Reel 6 of 10 Unedited travelogue Railway trip from Guayaquil to Riobamba and Guano
1949: Reel 4: Ecuador : July 5-6. (1949) Watson Kintner Reel 4 of 10 Unedited travelogue Guayaquil
Reel 3 of 10 Unedited travelogue