United States President Franklin Roosevelt stops at Port-of-Spain in Trinidad as he returns from his trip of Argentina. Men stand at the harbor. President Franklin Roosevelt sits on a chair. Several men stand around him. Military troops lined on the street. President Roosevelt sits in an open car. The car passes through a crowded street. The crowd cheers. Buildings in the background.
Fleet of warships of the British Atlantic Squadron, headed by the battleship HMS Rodney, cruise through the sea waters of Port of Spain in Trinidad. Commander of the fleet Rear Admiral Best shakes hands with other officers on the deck of a warship.
The entire city turns out for a national holiday celebration in Port of Spain, Trinidad, B.W.I. (British West Indies). Costumed figures, decorated floats and typical dances in the parade for which the participants prepare during the year. Crowd watches the carnival. The participants show their act in the parade in a keen spirited competition for honors awarded for the best display in the pageant. Costumes seen include a car full of people wearing Mickey Mouse masks, as well as a man dressed in native American indian costume.
People on the island of Trinidad. A man holds the tail of an iguana. A boy holds an iguana. A child takes out a cacao bean from the fruit. Women near the cacao beans being dried. The women carry beans on their head. The women spread the beans. View of a beach. People enjoying at the shore. Women take sun bath. Palm trees on the beach. Pole houses on the beach. People on the rail of a boat. A pier in the background
People on the island of Trinidad. Negro women talk and move around in a market. A man walks across a street carrying a basket on his head. People in a vegetable market. A Negro child sits. A Hindu pandit stands with a girl on the stairs of a house. A woman sits with a child outside a house. The women wearing bangles. A woman carries a bucket on her head. A Hindu God Vishnu temple. A pandit in the temple. A Hindu priest sleeps in a temple. Women outside the temple.
People on the island of Trinidad. A boy plucks papaya from a tree. A man sleeps on a pavement. Women carry construction material during a road construction. A fern palm tree. A coconut palm tree. Cacao pods on tree. A woman washes clothes in water. A woman smokes pipe. Children bathe in water stream.