Bridgetown, Barbados as seen by visitors on a Hamburb-American line steamship during a cruise.
Barbados Date:1934 Duration:2 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Life of people in Barbados as seen by passengers visiting on an ocean liner of the Hamburg-American line during a cruise of the South Seas. Boys and girls row boats and dive for coins thrown by passenger aboard a visiting ocean liner anchored in the bay. A small sailboat glides through the group of row boats. . Boys in the boats dive for coins. Group of German tourists motor by, with a Nazi swastika flag mounted at the stern of their boat. The Horatio Nelson Monument in Bridgetown. The native police officers (Bobbies) walk past buildings. Sign for "Henry" street visible. Shops visible including "R.S. Nicholls" and "Collins". A vertical sign "Candy, Cigars, Drugs, Kodaks". Civilians on streets. Cars parked in the background. A police officer on horse back. A cart drawn by a donkey hauling wood. Man walks beside the cart. Sign on cart includes word "yearwood". Another donkey cart with wood and sign includes words, "James Blunt" and "St. Michael". Ships and people at a harbor. Women carrying goods for sale upon large trays on their heads. The Bridgetown Parliament building and clock tower. A view of coral Island, beach and tropical sea of Bath and Conset Bays from the Hackleton's Cliff and St Johns Church. Brief glimpse of Hamburg-American line passengers in a tender, returning to their ship.
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