STK-ID 13767

HA PANs of seaside village, over verdure, towns in the distance on Trinidad Island. Shots of Demerara Harbour, native boats, natives on wharf, as seen from steam ship deck. Cut to passengers coming down gangplank. Various shots of pedestrian traffic, open streetcar, donkey-drawn cart in streets of Georgetown on British Guiana (Guyana). Various shots of lush foliage in the botanical garden. LAS of palm tree. Shots of market in native quarter, vendors sitting on pavement by their wares. Shot of ship's boat carrying passengers back to ship. BOATING SHOTs of high coastline of Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands. Slow PAN over tropical forest, some buildings seen in background. Static shot of trees, verdure, building in background. Street scene showing native pedestrians, woman carrying load on her head, vendors squatting by their wares in the market. MLS of the Fig Tree Church where Horatio Nelson married Mrs Nesbitt. HASs of lush foliage on Antigua, bodies of water, native buildings visible. Shots of cannons on Fort Saint James and the naval dockyard in the distance. HAS of bustling market, tourists and natives coming and going. Eye-line shot of market. HAS of foliage on Saint Lucia Island, cut to palm trees and Governement House. Shot of touring car moving on road bordered by palm trees.


Excerpt from
Isles of Romance
Demerara, Antigua Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486