STK-ID 3658

Various shots of elegant dwelling, of ancient chapel, of two ruined buildings. HAS of sea cow in pond, man feeding it some weeds. HAS of waterfront of town, PAN to ELS of steam ship entering harbour. Three shots of luxuriant tropical flora. HAS of placid stream. Shot of village in cove, cut to resort area with sailing ship at anchor in foreground, verdant hills looming in background. Two shots of plantation. Several shots of groups of tourists sightseeing around island, visiting various historic places. MSs and CU of register of Saint John's Church, on Nevis Island, containing record of marriage of Lord Nelson on March 16, 1787. Shots of official welcoming committee receiving shipload of tourists. LSs of tourists being rowed ashore by sailors. Shots of prelude to polo game, mounted escort arriving with high ranking dignitary, crowd gathering at fence and in small grandstand (no shot of polo game).


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