STK-ID 24934

MLS of waterfront of unidentified city. Cut to beach, men around overturned rowboat, mountain with peak in clouds in background. Street scenes in unidentified city, Havana, Puerto Rico and Caracas showing streets, pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles, churches, one with clock tower. Shots of harbours. Shot of Hindu man wearing turban. Tropical scene showing valley visible through trunks of palm trees in foreground. MS of palm tree, lighthouse and fortifications in background. Shots of Gran Casino Nacional in Havana, ornate fountain in foreground, street scenes, beach. Underwater shots of tropical fish. MS of row of slender coconut palm trees. LAS of palms against cloudy sky. CU of Puerto Rican native with monkey eating banana his shoulder. Shot of native climbing coconut tree. Level shot of tropical jungle. CU of monkey. HAS of rowboats moving about as natives dive for pennies. HAS of lush tropical vegetation, small group of people strolling. MS of native hut. MS of fishing harbour in La Guaira, Venezuela. Slow BOATING SHOT of La Guaia. Various shots of highway in the mountain. Sequence showing Panama Canal operations, ships, lock closing and opening. BOATING SHOT of steep banks of Panama River. Shots of ruins of old Panama.


Excerpt from
Trip Through Central America
La Guaira, Caracas, Havana, Puerto Rico, Panama City (Panama)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio