"Mexico [trip]" 1936 Reel 4 of 4


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Film Id:F16-0010
Film Description:Reel 4 of 4
[This footage was likely taken on Kintner's ocean trip to Mexico in 1936 which stopped at many ports of call in the Caribbean and South America]
Unedited travelogue


[Unidentified town] Suriname.
[Unidentified town] Suriname. Possibly Trinidad.
Fields. House. Uniformed man on horse.
Windmill: brick or stone.
Ruins (?) Hovels (?).
Houses in town: window balconies.
Fleet of row boats at dock.
People, traffic.
Foliage; children doing step-drill.
Thatch-roofed houses on stilts, [interesting) People washing clothes in river.
Old man in fez holding a parrot. Snake on ground.
Trees, blossoms, flowers.
Market: covered stalls. Man with bicycle.
Scenes of bay. Boats. Bay-shore or river shore: view from water.
Town. Rude housing. Canoes on river.
"Djuka or bush Negroes descendants of runaway African slaves".[Ndyuka Maroon people]
Maintain authentic African village lifestyle. "Note the blue beads." [title]
Ndyuka Maroon village: woman with baby.
Grass hut. People. Nursing baby.
Thatched V-shaped shelter. Board and thatch house.
A couple holding hands.
General scenes of village life, houses
[Notes from a viewer from Paramaribo:
At 10:05 you see a typical plantation could be on the Suriname river since it was normal to travel via boat at that time. At 10:24 you see Paramaribo. Two people are walking by the fences of the Reformed Church called "Hervormde Kerk" situated at Kerkplein (central Paramaribo]
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Ndyuka Maroon people, Suriname, Republic of Suriname, Paramaribo, South Asian diaspora, African diaspora
Tags: African diaspora | Ndyuka Maroon people | Paramaribo | Republic of Suriname | South Asian diaspora | Suriname
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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