Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Jorge Prelorán Gaucho films, 1963


Collection ID:
Preloran, Jorge, 1933-2009
Spanish; Castilian
Physical Description:
7 Video recordings
color sound; Digital BetaCam

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents
Edited versions of four films constituting a series on the Gaucho of Argentina, produced with funding from the Tinker Foundation: Gaucho of Pampas, Gaucho of Salta, Gaucho of Corrientes, and Gaucho of Llanero.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.


Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Tinker Foundation in 2013.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Conditions Governing Use
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Preferred Citation
Jorge Prelorán Gaucho films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The Human Studies Film Archives also holds the Jorge Prelorán films, which contains outtakes and production files related to the Gaucho films. That collection also contains El Gaucho Argentino, Hoy, an overview film of the Gaucho series.


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