Residents, places, and activities in a section of the South Bronx, New York City
Bronx New York City USA Date:1965 Duration:2 min 15 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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