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SS Layfayette
Description: 1930s travelogue on the SS Lafayette luxury cruise ship. Extensive footage of passengers sunbathing and enjoying recreational games on the sun deck, dining at buffets, gazing out at ocean vistas, and the ship's captain overseeing operations in the quarterdeck. 2:00:00:00 VS HA passengers on ocean liner sun deck, at tables w/ umbrellas. VS HA adult & child swimmers in deck pool w/ SS Lafayette life preserver. Passengers leaning against deck railing looking out at ocean vistas. 02:01:19:21 VS from ocean liner of sun rays (sunbeams) streaming through clouds. (beauty shots) Passengers on deck looking at approaching land. 02:02:26:16 Passengers at buffet being served by waiters / servers. Casually dressed passengers dining inside ocean liner. HA passengers on sun deck at tables w/ umbrellas (quick shot). HA adult & child swimmers in deck pool. PAN people on sun deck sitting at tables underneath umbrellas / sunbathing (good shot but slightly dark). VS people on sun deck sunbathing, relaxing. 02:04:31:05 VS passengers playing deck tennis. (good shots, leisure, recreation) VS people on sun deck in bathing suits sitting at tables underneath umbrellas, sunbathing, looking at ocean vistas. 02:06:07:06 HA passengers on sun deck playing horse racing game. People buying tickets for game. VS woman rolling dice in shaker onto table. VS porters moving horse pieces on "track." VS passengers sitting at tables watching game. (good shots, recreation, cruise ship activities, games) 02:08:19:20 - 02:09:30:00 VS people on sun deck sunbathing, sitting at tables underneath umbrellas, looking at ocean vistas.
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Clip #: AD-38-2
Length: 9:11
Year: 1932
Color: B/W
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Caribbean
Subject: Boats
Original: 35mm
1930's, travelogues, Caribbean, steamships, steamers, passenger liners, ocean liners, cruise ships, boats, cruises, captains, overseas departments, departements d'outre-mer, DOMS, sun tanning, eating, food, buffets, sundecks, sun decks, games, horse races, entertainment, tourists, traveling, voyages, French Line, Compagnie Generale Transatlantique, quarterdecks, quarter decks, swimsuits, casual clothing

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