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Bellota - A Story of Round-Up: Film Facts

1969, Film: 16mm
32 minutes, Color

The disappearing traditions of the old cattle ranches of the Southwest are presented in director Philip Spalding's film BELLOTA. This 1969 film concentrates on five Mexican American vacquero-cowboys riding a month-long roundup on an 82,000 acre ranch in the rugged high country of Southern Arizona.

Copyright: 1969 University of Arizona Radio-TV Bureau
Filmmaker(s): Philip Spalding
Produced by: The University of Arizona Radio-TV Bureau
Cinematography: Philip Spalding, Harry Atwood
Editing: Philip Spalding, Harry Atwood
Sound: Harry Atwood
Acknowledgements: Written and Directed by Philip Spalding, Music by Robert Muczynski

1970 Blue Ribbon Award, American Film Festival, NYC

1970 Golden Eagle, CINE, Washington, D.C.

1971 Ohio State University Broadcasting Award

1973 Golden Eagle, Padua, Italy Fourth International Film Festival

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