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Description: 01:15:15:00 B/W 1930s West Indies Roll 1 Title cards: "For full information, consult your own travel agent, or nearest French Line office. Thank you!" "French Line Film" logo. VS cruise ship (ocean liner) passengers playing deck tennis. HA PAN passengers relaxing on sun deck. Title card: "Martinique, Mont Pelle at St Pierre & across to Fort de France." HA rowboats waiting near cruise ship (for passengers to disembark). (some shots very blurry) 01:16:25:21 B/W 1930s Fort de France, Martinique, Caribbean Sea HA PAN cityscape along shore & harbor (blurry). Street scenes. VS huts & houses w/ palm trees & Martinican women in traditional clothing (Martinicans, Martiniquais, West Indian, West Indians). 01:18:44:01 B/W 1930s Fort de France, Martinique, Caribbean Sea Statues of Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc (Pierre Belain, Sieur d'Esnambuc) & Empress Josephine (Josephine de Beauharnais, Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie) in La Savane park. VS building facades including Bibliotheque Schoelcher (Schoelcher Library). Waterfront & harbor. 01:20:05:25 B/W 1930s Fort de France, Martinique, Caribbean Sea VS Martinique women carrying / balancing baskets full of goods on their heads. Young girls of different ethnicities sitting on bench eating while woman watches over. Martinique women washing clothes (laundry) in rain forest stream. Smiling Martinique woman (mother) holding child & standing next to dense foliage. Martinique woman talking to passengers in car. (good shots, traditional culture, Martinique culture, Caribbean culture, West Indies Culture, mothers and children)
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Clip #: AD-130-4
Length: 5:27
Year: 1932
Color: B/W
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Caribbean
Country: Martinique
City: Fort de France
Original: 16mm

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