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Illustrated title cards: The Guatemalan Highlands, 1963 – Small building with sign that reads Casita Aduanal Mexico. Helen Miller Bailey waving under sign that reads Oficina de migracion – Guatemala ALIO. Countryside. Santiago Atitlan – local women weaving textiles – shore of Lago Atitlan – local men in boats – women carrying water on head – thatched roof village, marketplace. San Antonio Palapo: footage shot from boat – village on hillside – Helen Miller Bailey with women weaving – women at well. Chichicastenango: busy marketplace – Helen Miller Bailey. Fiesta en Solola: sign reads Solola; 16,736 habitantes; 7,500 pies de altura – aerial shots of town – waterfall – market – big church. Fiesta with elaborate costumes, masks, music, and dance. Firecrackers – religious procession – church with candles and flowers. Antigua: Local women selling textiles, children, streetscapes. Aerial shots from airplane. Large, more modern city – cars.