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    Stock shots of Buenos Aires, capital and chief port of Argentina and largest city of Latin America, with a population of about 3,799,200. Greater Buenos Aires has a population of 5,900,000.

    Shots of different districts in B.A. each with its own style and atmosphere:-

    La Boca: typical Italian riverside district.

    The Northern District: apartment houses and high-class stores;

    Belgrano: Aristocratic district, quiet, shady, tree-lined streets.

    First two shots are of the Belgrano district:

    vegetable car in same district, next three shots Northern District, several shots traffic, people at the Florida, shopping area, pan from Monument (background War Ministry) to the Pink House, (Government House) - Soldiers outside the Pink House in old uniforms...

    Film in Olivas some 20 kilometers from the city at the official residence of President Dr. Arturo Frondizi. (this was also the official res. for Peron, but was built along time before he became dictator).

    Several shots President with member of residence staff in garden. L.S. residential house...Presidential guard in the parks, passing by.

    Outside Anglo-Frigorifico, one of the largest establishment of its kind in the world. The plant ideally situated at the Dock - cattle, through shower bath before slaughter. Anglo packing house, killing cattle, removal of hide, spitting, cutting room, canning department, frozen meat from packing house onto ship of Blue Star Line.

    Economy Minister Alvaro Alzogarey, Minister of Finance, two shots War Ministry.

    Four shots Airport Ezeiza some 40 kilometers from B.A.... Boeing 707 takes off.

    At La Boca, district, ships at riverside, Theatre in middle of colourful district of tin houses.

    4 L.S. of B.A. from top building, 3 shots in port, From railway near port. Capital equipment of much of Argentina's economy, particularly in field of transportation is out of date. Railway built by the British some 50 years ago, was nationalised by Peron, now in bad repair.

    Railway station, people arrive, waiting for transportation from station. Inside station, train arrives, people trying to get on train from both sides. L. Shot widest street in B.A. the Avenida


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