STK-ID 38260

[Title: Down the Spanish Main] LAS of palm tree fronds swaying in the wind. Shots of stevedores loading Canadian produce into hold of Canadian National Steamship "Lady Nelson". PAN of ocean liner. LS of ship sailing away. Shots of passengers relaxing on deck, playing games including "ponies", badminton, quoits, having tea. LS of coast of Bermuda. MS of small boats sailing into bay. Various street scenes, of tourists playing tennis, golf, swimming, riding caleche, cycling. Shots of sailboats sailing in bay. LS of "Lady Nelson" at dock. MS of stevedores unloading cargo. Shots of captain and officers on bridge. Shots of waterfront of Saint Kitts-Nevis, of mountains with vegetation, streets and harbour scenes. Shot of fig tree church where Horatio Nelson married Mrs Nisbet. Shots of Saint Johns, capital of Antigua, of Fort James, cannons, old ramparts and fortifications. Shots of bathers romping in warm waters of Dead Sand Beach. Shots of native women dancing for the tourists, boys diving for coins. Shot of ship unloading bundles into rowboat. Shots of palm trees along shore of island. [End title; titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Down The Spanish Main
Bermuda, Antigua Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486