1929 home movie featuring scenes of London and an ocean voyage.
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Home movie reel containing footage of boats and ships at dock and in harbor, collected under the title “Boats.”
Ship leaving harbor (shot from the ship). Shots of other boats in harbor, New York skyline, and Statue of Liberty. Scenes on board the ship. Crew tending to ship and passengers playing games on deck.
Reel 10: (32:22). Caribbean. Woman walking away from camera with elaborate hat. Jerky pan of family members on street. 180-degree pan of street. Gardens. Silhouettes of trees. Palms. Oxen pulling wagon. CU of animals’ backs, wheels through frame. Pan down through patterns of light and shade. Man throws out hand, holding hat. Women with baskets
Intertitle: “Caribbean Cruise Reel No. 2” Intertitle: “Gatun Lake, Panama.” Shot of water, taken from moving boat. Intertitle: “Emergency Gates at Canal Locks.” Shot of gates and man in uniform. View of shore and cars on highway. Intertitle: “Locks at Pacific End of Gatun Lake.” View of locks from moving boat or vehicle. Shot of
Ice skating at an indoor rink. Large ship chimney/smoke stack City of Birmingham sign on board. Various shots of smaller boats on water from large ship. Dark footage of woman on ship deck. View of another ship that reads: “America United States L___ [sic].” Shot of steam escaping from smoke stack/chimney of ship. Shots of
Intertitle: “Caribbean Cruise 1949 Reel No. 1 Aboard the S. S. Nieuw Amsterdam of the Holland-America Line. Sailed from New York March 11, 1949 with 850 Passengers including Marion A. Hussey and Philip W. Hussey. Ports of Call included: Cap Haitian, Haiti, with an Auto trip to Sans Souci, San Juan Puerto Rico, where Marion’s