[Berkeley, Calif.] : Released by Educational Film Sales, University of California, 1963.
Video — 1 film reel (29 min.) ; sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Reviews the 1955 large scale excavation of the site of La Venta,Tabasco, Mexico. Includes discussion of earlier investigations in 1942-3, with representative examples of primitive sculptures, carvings, and constructions found at the excavation site. Presents the name "Olmec" to the newly discovered culture and summarizes the history of the site from 800 B.C. Includes still photographs, film and detailed animation.