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Brazil's Fishing School

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Description Tells the story of Brazilian President Getio Vargas' favorite project, the Marambaia Fishing School, located fifty miles south of Rio de Janeiro and facing on the Bay of Ilha Grande. Illustrates how the unique project trains Brazilian boys in such fishing arts as handling and building small boats, making and repairing nets, and catching all sorts of fish from sardines to sharks. Detailed depiction of sardine processing and cannery, catching and processing sharks for various derivative products. Narration addressed to U.S. audiences emphasizes that innovative ideas such as this school are being learned from alliance with Brazil.
Creator United States Information Agency
United States. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
Date Issued 1943
Spatial Coverage Bay of Ilha Grande, Brazil
Duration 00:14:52
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.