Caribbean

Building Sea Wall - West Indies

Building Sea Wall - West Indies (1970)

West Indians in pit at work digging foundations for sea wall.

New Airport - Curacao

New Airport - Curacao (1947)

New airport is open at Curacao, West Indies.

New Berth For Bananas

New Berth For Bananas (1938)

Bananas come off a conveyor-belt from a ship at the Royal Albert Dock in London.

Our Cricket Visitors

Our Cricket Visitors (1928)

Good C/Us of West Indian cricket team in 1928.

Our Jamaican Problem

Our Jamaican Problem (1955)

Nation-wide concern about the influx of emigrants from West Indies.

President Kennedy Leaves Bermuda Talks

President Kennedy Leaves Bermuda Talks (1961)

American President Kennedy leaves Bermuda talks.

Princess Beatrix A Hit In The West Indies

Princess Beatrix A Hit In The West Indies (1965)

Princess Beatrix on various outings in the West Indes, incl. water works and on board frigate.

Princess Beatrix Arrives In West Indies

Princess Beatrix Arrives In West Indies (1965)

Princess Beatrix in Curacao, West Indies

Princess Margaret In Grenada

Princess Margaret In Grenada (1955)

Royal Visit material with a young Princess Margaret arriving on the Royal Yacht.

Princess Margaret In Trinidad

Princess Margaret In Trinidad (1955)

Princess Margaret in Trinidad - Opening highway, planting tree & opening hospital

Princess Margaret's Tour Of West Indies

Princess Margaret's Tour Of West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret arrives in Trinidad and is given warm welcome.

Princess Margaret - Tour Of West Indies

Princess Margaret - Tour Of West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret watches athletics event and dance show in West Indies.

Princess Opens New Parliament

Princess Opens New Parliament (1958)

Princess Margaret opens the Parliament of the West Indies Federation in Trinidad.

Lobster Fishing In The West Indies

Lobster Fishing In The West Indies (1957)

Barbaric lobster hunting ends with lobster picnic lunch.

Lambeth -

Lambeth - "No Colour Bar" Dance (1955)

Black and white dance together in Lambeth Town Hall.

Jamaicans Arriving

Jamaicans Arriving (1950)

Good shots of immigrants from the West Indies arriving in Southampton.

Carnival Story AKA Trinidad Carnival

Carnival Story AKA Trinidad Carnival (1957)

Two air hostesses enjoy the music and dancing of the Trinidad Carnival.

Dominica: Trujillo's Rule Ends

Dominica: Trujillo's Rule Ends (1961)

Dominican people look to new era of freedom

Dr Eric Williams P.

Dr Eric Williams P. (1973)

Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams visits local businesses in Port of Spain

Dutch Royal Visit To Curacao

Dutch Royal Visit To Curacao (1958)

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands pays a visit to the Dutch West Indies.

Dutch Troops In The West Indies

Dutch Troops In The West Indies (1947)

Footage of Dutch soldiers arriving in the West Indies.

Eve And The Bean

Eve And The Bean (1930)

Processes involved in harvesting coffee beans.

Farewell Dance For West Indies Xi

Farewell Dance For West Indies Xi (1950)

The West Indian cricket team enjoy dance put on for them in Hammersmith, London.

Farewell To The Games - Technicolor

Farewell To The Games - Technicolor (1966)

Comprehensive report of last days of the Commonwealth Games - Technicolor.

Fruit Market At Willemstad

Fruit Market At Willemstad (1947)

The picturesque native market at Willemstad, Curacao, Dutch West Indies.

Immigrants Beat Clock

Immigrants Beat Clock (1962)

West Indies emigrants arrive at Southampton just before start of new Immigration Act.

Jamaica

Jamaica (1954)

A look at Jamaica and its palm trees and coral reefs. West Indies.

Jamaica Greets Churchill

Jamaica Greets Churchill (1953)

Winston Churchill gets a great welcome when he arrives in Jamaica.

Princess Tours Antigua

Princess Tours Antigua (1955)

Princess Margaret, escorted by Sir Kenneth Blackburne, the Governor, tours Antigua.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (1948)

Geologists discover fields of salt in Puerto Rico - enough to supply both Americas.

Puerto Rico Salt Fields

Puerto Rico Salt Fields (1948)

Geologists discover fields of salt in Puerto Rico - enough to supply both Americas.

The New Confederation Celebrates

The New Confederation Celebrates (1958)

Princess Margaret continues her visit to the West Indies.

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies  Part 2

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies Part 2 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies  Part 1

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies Part 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

Trinidad

Trinidad (1957)

A little film about Barbados fishermen at work.

Trinidad Carnival - Colour

Trinidad Carnival - Colour (1957)

Colourful costumes and great dancing seen at Trinidad Carnival - Colour

West Indies - Beach Scenes

West Indies - Beach Scenes (1971)

Scenic shots of holidaymakers having fun in the West Indies.

Women's Island

Women's Island (1957)

An item about the beautiful island of Grand Cayman where most of the inhabitants are women.

Caribbean Market

Caribbean Market (1961)

Lovely footage of shoppers at market stalls in Brixton's Granville Arcade.

Empire Pageant

Empire Pageant (1914)

Dominion troops march through London and past Buckingham Palace during Empire Pageant.

Trinidad Troops AKA To Fight For

Trinidad Troops AKA To Fight For (1915)

Recruits from Trinidad inspected by Lord Mayor. London.

Wounded Soldiers Enjoy Mayor Of West Ham Hospitality

Wounded Soldiers Enjoy Mayor Of West Ham Hospitality (1914)

Wounded soldiers visit Mayor of West Ham.

Munition Dump

Munition Dump (1914)

Black and white soldiers carry boxes of ammunition between piles of shells.

The Coal Girls

The Coal Girls (1930)

Women workers carry baskets of coal on their heads to load up a cargo ship in the West Indies.

The Black King's Citadel

The Black King's Citadel (1935)

Excellent footage of the ruined castle of the Black King in Haiti, in the West Indies.

Selected Originals - Our Jamaican Problem

Selected Originals - Our Jamaican Problem (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Our Jamaican Problem" - 55/5.

Queen In West Indies - Technicolor

Queen In West Indies - Technicolor (1966)

Queen and Prince Philip visit Trinidad and Tobago - Technicolor.

Queen Meets Her Peoples - Technicolor

Queen Meets Her Peoples - Technicolor (1966)

Queen continues her visit to West Indies.

Road Making In West Indies

Road Making In West Indies (1971)

West Indians work in diggers to clear the way for a road.

Royal Tour Of The West Indies

Royal Tour Of The West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret carries out official duties in Trinidad.

Royal Tour Of The West Indies

Royal Tour Of The West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret visits children's hospital in Tobago.

Royal Tour Of The West Indies

Royal Tour Of The West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret on Royal Tour of British Honduras.

Royal Tour Of The West Indies Ends

Royal Tour Of The West Indies Ends (1958)

Princess Margaret leaves Belize to return home.

Royal Tour Of West Indies

Royal Tour Of West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret in Belize.

Royal Tour Of West Indies

Royal Tour Of West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret in British Guiana.

Royal Tour Of West Indies

Royal Tour Of West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret on Royal Tour of Belize.

Royal Tour Of West Indies AKA Princess Margaret In West Indies

Royal Tour Of West Indies AKA Princess Margaret In West Indies (1958)

The first Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation is elected.

Royal Tour - West Indies

Royal Tour - West Indies (1958)

Princess Margaret visits children's rally at Georgetown Cricket Club.

Bridgetown - Barbados - Lady Coal Shovelers In British West Indies

Bridgetown - Barbados - Lady Coal Shovelers In British West Indies (1920)

Footage of women coal shovelers at work in the British West Indies.

130 Miles An Hour Hurricane

130 Miles An Hour Hurricane (1926)

Bad weather causes death and destruction in Bahamas.

Truman Tour Of Caribbean

Truman Tour Of Caribbean (1948)

President Harry Truman on tour of the Caribbean.

U.S. Checks Vessels Outbound With Missiles Cuban Missiles

U.S. Checks Vessels Outbound With Missiles Cuban Missiles (1962)

Soviet ships taking missiles back to Russia from Cuba.

Murder Trial

Murder Trial (1943)

Trial of Count Alfred de Marigny.

With All The Glamour Of The East

With All The Glamour Of The East (1926)

Hindu carnival procession to mark opening of new temple in Trinidad.

Yolande Presents Silken Snares From The Island Of Enchantment

Yolande Presents Silken Snares From The Island Of Enchantment (1930)

Lovely promotional film for an underwear manufacturer in Puerto Rico.

Anti-Castro Raiders Arrested - Kennedy Speaks

Anti-Castro Raiders Arrested - Kennedy Speaks (1963)

American anti Castro raiders arrested & President Kennedy speaks about Cuban situation.

Bahamas Air Rescue

Bahamas Air Rescue (1948)

Coast guard planes rescue 23 passengers after plane crash at Bahamas.

Bahamas Beach

Bahamas Beach (1965)

Holidaymakers on white sandy beach in the Bahamas.

Bahamas Stakes Won By

Bahamas Stakes Won By "Sir Gaylord" (1962)

Sir Gaylord wins the Bahamas stakes horse race.

Bahamas West Indies

Bahamas West Indies (1948)

Coast guard planes rescue 23 passengers after plane crash at Bahamas.

Busybodies Of The Bahamas

Busybodies Of The Bahamas (1935)

Sugar extracted from sugar cane and baskets made from palm leaves in the Bahamas.

Commonwealth 'olympics'

Commonwealth 'olympics' (1966)

Scenes from the 1966 Commonwealth Games from Kingston, Jamaica.

Queen Home And Duke In Usa

Queen Home And Duke In Usa (1966)

Queen and Prince Philip finish Caribbean tour, Queen goes home, Prince goes to America.

Senator Nixon In Cuba.

Senator Nixon In Cuba. (1955)

Nixon's arrival in Cuba

Selected Originals - Princess Flies To Caribbean

Selected Originals - Princess Flies To Caribbean (1955)

Material relating to newsreel story "Princess Flies to Caribbean" - 55/10.

Airmen Play Robinson Crusoe

Airmen Play Robinson Crusoe (1957)

United States airmen undertake survival exercise on Goat Island. Caribbean.

All Aboard For The Virgin Islands

All Aboard For The Virgin Islands (1937)

Travelogue item showing idyllic Caribbean Virgin Islands.

BOAC And Bwia Present A Flying Visit To The Caribbean

BOAC And Bwia Present A Flying Visit To The Caribbean (1960)

Travelogue treating us to beautiful scenes and wonderful music from the Caribbean islands.

British Caribbean Federation Conference.

British Caribbean Federation Conference. (1956)

Delegates arrive at the Caribbean Federation conference at Lancaster House.

Caribbean - Calypsos Enchant The Princess

Caribbean - Calypsos Enchant The Princess (1955)

Princess Margaret continues her tour around Caribbean.

Curacao - A Camera Visit To Little Holland In The Lazy Caribbean

Curacao - A Camera Visit To Little Holland In The Lazy Caribbean (1929)

Travelogue exploring the Caribbean island of Curacao.

Families Evacuated From Haiti

Families Evacuated From Haiti (1963)

American families evacuated from Haiti, Caribbean.

Hurricane Flora - Haiti Aftermath

Hurricane Flora - Haiti Aftermath (1963)

Hurricane Flora creates havoc and destroys houses and goods at Haiti, Caribbean Islands.

Jamaica

Jamaica (1958)

A visit to the new tourist spot of Jamaica.

Off To Devil's Island

Off To Devil's Island (1928)

Hundreds of convicts board a prison ship, bound for Devil's Island in the Caribbean Sea.

Princess Margaret In Tobago

Princess Margaret In Tobago (1955)

Princess Margaret arrives to Tobago.

Riding Down The River

Riding Down The River (1933)

People have fun sliding down some shallow rapids in Guadeloupe,

Caught By The Camera No. 55

Caught By The Camera No. 55 (1935)

Fishermen in the Bahamas hit fish on the head, Austrian women soften hemp for spinning and bridal hairdos are seen at a Brussels hairdressing competition.

Duke At Nassau Sailing Club AKA Duke In Georgetown

Duke At Nassau Sailing Club AKA Duke In Georgetown (1959)

Duke in Georgetown and visiting cathedral in Nassau, Bahamas - originally UN 3211G.

Duke Of Edinburgh In The Bahamas

Duke Of Edinburgh In The Bahamas (1959)

Duke arrives in Nassau Harbour in Britannia and is greeted by crowds.

Queer Fish Issue Title Is Sea Shell Have Music

Queer Fish Issue Title Is Sea Shell Have Music

Different methods of catching exotic fish in tropical waters of the Bahamas.

Royal Honeymooners In Bahamas

Royal Honeymooners In Bahamas (1935)

Duke and Duchess of Kent given warm reception in Nassau.

Stranded Off Bahamas

Stranded Off Bahamas (1930)

Aerial shots of large ship, the 'SS Havana' stuck on a reef out at sea.

Summer Fashions In Nassau

Summer Fashions In Nassau (1963)

Girls modelling summer fashions in Nassau.

Underwater Harvest

Underwater Harvest (1935)

Film about fishermen collecting sponges off the coats off Providence in the Bahamas.

Water Skiing

Water Skiing (1940)

Sunny shots of people enjoying a session of water skiing in the Bahamas.

300th Anniversary Of Antilles - France

300th Anniversary Of Antilles - France (1947)

300th anniversary of annexation of Antilles to France. West Indies.

Banana Industry - West Indies

Banana Industry - West Indies (1972)

Women labour in West Indies

Banana Plantation

Banana Plantation (1971)

Work on a banana plantation in the West Indies.

Banana Plantation AKA Banana Story

Banana Plantation AKA Banana Story (1957)

How bananas are harvested and exported from Jamaica.

Barbados Fishing AKA Trinidad Fishing

Barbados Fishing AKA Trinidad Fishing (1957)

A little film about Barbados fishermen at work.

Bermuda & Kennedy's Hours Of Concern

Bermuda & Kennedy's Hours Of Concern (1961)

Premier Macmillan arrives to Bermuda & President Kennedy visits his father in hospital.

Princess Margaret In Nassau

Princess Margaret In Nassau (1955)

Princess Margaret arriving in Nassau and visiting Christchurch Cathedral, Bahamas.

Prince Philip Departs Nassau

Prince Philip Departs Nassau (1959)

Duke of Edinburgh leaves Nassau in the Bahamas by plane.

Prince Philip At Children's Rally In Nassau

Prince Philip At Children's Rally In Nassau (1959)

Duke of Edinburgh meets crowds of children at Clifford Park, Nassau, Bahamas.

Duke Of Windsor In Bahamas

Duke Of Windsor In Bahamas

The Duke of Windsor is seen on a boat and makes a statement to the press.

Duke Of Windsor In The Bahamas

Duke Of Windsor In The Bahamas (1940)

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor performing engagements and chatting to the Press in the Bahamas

Duke Of Windsor Referees A Charity Golf Match

Duke Of Windsor Referees A Charity Golf Match (1941)

Duke and Duchess of Windsor watching golf in Bahamas.

Duke Of Windsor Takes New Post

Duke Of Windsor Takes New Post

The Duke of Windsor arrives in the Bahamas to take up his post as Governor General.

Duke Of Windsor Takes The The Oath

Duke Of Windsor Takes The The Oath (1940)

The Duke takes up his appointment as Governor of the Bahamas.

For Peaches On Beaches

For Peaches On Beaches (1963)

Newest in beach fashions presented on Bahamas.

Hunting The Sea Devils!

Hunting The Sea Devils! (1935)

Deep sea fishermen haul in two large stingrays.

Martial Law In Cuba

Martial Law In Cuba (1933)

President Machado brings troops onto the streets of Havana in an effort to sustain his rule.

Nassau Bahamas AKA Bermuda Bathing

Nassau Bahamas AKA Bermuda Bathing (1937)

Nassau beach on Bahamas.

Nassau Fashions AKA Bahamas Fashions

Nassau Fashions AKA Bahamas Fashions (1940)

Two ladies in fashionable outfits seen at straw market, cycling and in the sea, Bahamas.

Nassau Meeting Between Kennedy And Macmillan

Nassau Meeting Between Kennedy And Macmillan (1962)

Kennedy and Macmillan meet in the Bahamas.

President Kennedy & Macmillan Arrive In Bahamas

President Kennedy & Macmillan Arrive In Bahamas (1962)

President Kennedy and Harold Macmillan in Nassau, Bahamas

Black And White Sands

Black And White Sands (1961)

A black and a golden beach run parallel to each other on the island of Grenada.