Church and a baseball game on Sunday in the Bronx.
Bronx New York City USA Date:1965 Duration:4 min 22 sec Sound:Yes
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.
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