90001_0775_5.mov

90001_0775_5

Travelogue of Chile. Copper miners prepare to enter the mine, as narrator discusses Chile electing a Marxist government and the importance of copper industry to Chilean economy. Inside the mine, miners and mining equipment drill for copper. Various shots of copper being shipped out via railroad, and then a smelting plant where the copper is melted and liquified. Cut to shot of funicular/cliff railway/inclined plane ascending and view of snowy mountain and resort town - narrator refers to it as "the Switzerland of Chile." Various shots of forests in winter, snowy trees, and finally an aerial shot of the Andes mountains.

1970s
1960s
Color
Not Explicit