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Havana Holiday
Description: View of Havana from sea, aerial and ground views of Morro Castle fortress and lighthouse tower, steamer cargo ship passing into the harbor, interior views of fortress, whaves and docks of Havana harbor Two large yachts sailing in the open sea, sailboat race, schooner with full sails, sailors come about, crewman on deck pull in sails Sights of Havana - sailboats in harbor and beach with beach club house, sunbathers, boulevard with cars along seawall waves crashing, seaside road, Museum of the Revolution building with fragment of old city wall, The Battleship Maine Monument, Hotel Nacional Sights of Havana - aerial view of Havana capitol building, Museum of the Revolution, El Capitolio, sunny boulevards with cars and traffic and palm shaded parks, Indian Statue in the Prado, Cathedral of goes by with hand cart Sights of Havana - the Prado district, cars and traffic, pedestrians, bicycle and streetcar elegant shops, shopping under covered sidewalks, POV small residential street, man shaking and selling maracas. Hotel Royal Palm, stores, old business district, street market, clothing on outdoor tables, traveling shot down narrow street, tunnel through building Interior cigar factory, men in cubicles rolling cigars, CU hands rolling tobacco, working, work, manual labor Couple in ruffles wildly dancing the Rumba in a lush garden, small band playing. country road lined with very tall palm trees, cart pulled by oxen with cart labeled Republic of Cuba, men on horseback wearing cowboy hats prance by and into enclosure, Cock fight, men smoking cigars and cheering surround ring with roosters fighting, woman doing laundry washing clothes outside the old fashioned way, woman smoking cigar wearing bandana pounding flour, man in white hat walks byand inspects. man in ruffled shirt, hat and tight pants wildly dancing in garden with woman in fringed dress and hat swiveling hips and smiling Oxen driven cart goes through sugar cane field, cut cane is loaded into cart, men chewing on and eating sugar cane, black man laughs wildly and falls over backward, sugar harvesting, cart comes down road loaded with harvest, athlete men play Jai Alai indoors with long straw scoops, CU women spectators with hats in audience watch game, Havana skyline capital building and Prado at night Oxen with driven horizontal wooden water wheel below large tree, CU oxen with large horns between yoke, wheel with cans brings water to trough, CU wooden wheels with wooden gears, spokes and pegs, water spills into pool, agriculture, irrigation in fields, man with hoe, clears path for water in field, small village with men using the well, goats eating grass and ox eating hay, two men fill goatskin bag with water and one man carries it away

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Clip #: TFA-148C
Length: 9:23
Year: 1942
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: Caribbean
Country: Cuba
City: Havana
Original: 16mm
Havana, Cuba

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