Two PANs of busy city of Nassau, Bahamas, some vehicular traffic, cars parked along curb, pedestrians. Vertical shot of sun peeking through trees. TILT DOWN to Black men and women making straw hats. Shot of traffic policeman. FOLLOW MLS of two female tourists strolling along on far side of street, restaurants, traffic, pedestrians. Various shots of crowded street in Nassau, of tourists, of horse-drawn carriages, of autos, of locals, of shops. Shots of directional signs pointing to neighbouring islands. Rear shot of flowery hat worn by tourist. Shots of legs walking about on sidewalks. Shot of tourist information centre. Two TILT DOWNs from foliage to flock of flamingos. MS of flock of flamingoes. LAMSs of palm trees. Rear TRAVELLING SHOTs of sun filtering through trees. TILT DOWN to road and girl on scooter, trees along road. TRAVELLING MS of girl on scooter. FOLLOW CU of three colourful drinks on tray being brought to patron. CU of man with drink in hand, iced tea. FOLLOW SHOT of horse-drawn carriage. Shot of woman shopping for souvenirs.


Excerpt from
Above the Horizon
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio