STK-ID 11909

[Remark: the West Indies are rightly considered to be a tourist's Eden.] Shot of water, land and clouds as seen from the sea. Street scene in narrow street showing people strolling, natives selling produce, carrying loads on their head. Shots of whirling windmill, of various buildings, of people. Shot of tourist hotel in Barbados with people relaxing on porch. Various scenes shot in street showing crowds of natives and tourists. Shot of port with small boats moored to piers, large ship anchored a few feet from shore. Shot of longshoremen unloading barge. Shot of men running to beach and bathing in surf. Shot of palm tree. Shots of broad, tree-lined avenue, car driving, of group of tourists shaking hands with what might be the Vice-Regal couple, soldiers with Union Jack flag standing in ranks in background. Shots of tropical sunset over the sea, of sea water from ship. Shots of ship-board games, of buildings on island.


Excerpt from
Halifax, Barbados, Demerara, etc.
Caribbean Islands and West Indies (Antilles)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486