A whaling vessel at a port in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut. Views of the buildings at the port. Men at work in the old sailing boat. Various statues are to be seen, a man is sewing. Interior of a blacksmith's house, man forging the metal. A large anchor outside a house. Views of Mystic Seaport area.
Opening scene shows marquee of Art Theater, at 1077 Southern Boulevard, where Spanish language films are showing. Glimpse of sign in beauty parlor window reading: "Hair straightened" (in English and Spanish). Sign for "Gilroy & McLoughlin" Bar& Grill, Cabaret. A musical record shop. Womens gowns, including a bridal gown, in a shop window. Photo portrait of President John Kennedy and wife, Jackie, in a shop window. Paper posters in window, referring to religious Mystical Crown, and showing illustration of Christ wearing crown of thorns. A shop called "CuchiFritos y Pasteles." Picture of saxaphonist, Don Santia, in a club window. Women's clothing hanging outside a shop, with sale prices boldly displayed on the items. Pictures advertising entertainers, including two women and a male guitar player. Items in a toy store window that also shows a religious picture. Items in a hat shop window, including a straw hat labeled "Puerto Rico." Flashing neon sign in window reading:"Casa Legre."Shop full of religious wares. The "Progresso Barber Shop."A drug store advertising Louis Levine, Doctor of Pharmacy. Two boys walking past a shop displaying sunglasses, spinners on sticks and other gadgets. People gathered at a very busy produce market. A man weighing bananas. A woman paying for her purchase. Two men very busy tending customers. Man loading bananas into a paper sack. A little girl dressed all in white with a veil and carrying a flower follows her mother past the market. ('Possibly going for her first Communion.) Woman examining melons. A man dispensing soft drinks from a stand on the sidewalk. A couple looking at used furniture. A mother placing a diaper over her husbands shoulder so he can burp their baby. A lone boy on bicycle passing a couple walking along the sidewalk.
Sunday in the South Bronx. A "2" or "5" train exits the subway at the Hub towards the Westchester avenue El (elevated train) at Brook Avenue. A sign for Family Finance Loans. POV from elevated train in the Bronx. Puerto Rican immigrants gathered at churches for Sunday service. People head to the St. Mary's Park for a weekly game of baseball. At TC: 2:47 McMahon's Bar and Grill at Jackson Ave and St. Mary's St. is seen. Families in the park. Children eat from stalls. Men sing a hymn and play tambourines. Children bathe in the water spray from a fire hydrant. Churches and other holy places in the area. Poster displays the "all seeing eye" of a local mystic. Church signs include, "Iglesia Pentecostal Estrella de Oriente" and "Bethany Christian Mission," with a warning to "prepare to meet your god." Man paints a sign for another church. Musicians play on the street. The bleachers are full with fathers and mothers with their children in strollers. Players prepare for the game. The baseball game underway. Audience claps and cheers. A plane flies overhead.
View of Tacoma seaport in Washington, United States. Workers at the dockyard. Crane being used to unload gold ore from the ship.1935.
Kellett K-3 autogiro equipped with optional coupe canopy, takes off from a field. Aerial views of it flying over rural countryside. It descends and lands on the road at a seaport, where it taxis past dockworkers and several large steamships berthed at the port, before taking off again.
Transfering U.S. Army cargo from ships to rail cars, at seaport in Bordeaux,France. Freighters and cranes at dock for supply of Base Section Number 2 during World War I. Warehouses buildings in the background. Dock cranes operate and unload military cargo from ships. U.S. Army troops, using tractor, haul trailer loaded with crates. One soldier holds on back of trailer with his feet up, getting a ride. Negro stevedores of U.S. Army Service battalions, using hand carts, load a railroad car, with USA written on its side. Others throw wooden cargo cartons into a cargo net. They attach it with crane sling. Crane pulls it up and places it near railroad car. World War 1 Negro stevedores load cargo in railroad car.