Film: 4330

Places + Locations | 1940 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

West Indies, amateur home movie. Seems to be an appeal by Christians for help for islanders after World War Two
Antigua. Cathedral of Saint Johns. Slum. Poor local children on the street. Grammar school of Saint Johns. Leper colony. By boat to Tortola. Tortola market. Salt lakes. Wooden churches. Damage to wood of churches by ants. Montserrat. Barbados harbour. Post office and water policeman in Nevis. Archibald and Co local shop. Church school. Dance with jazz band. Local men drink 'snowballs' - shaved ice and syrup. Cotton warehouse. Washing in sulphur springs. Family living in slum hut eight foot square. Cutting sugar cane.


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