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1) 2419.0039-.0041_BSP
BetaCamSP; 48:00; Silent; b&w and color
2) 2419.0041_F16
Film; 16mm film; [350 ft.]; Silent; b&w
3) 2419.0039-.0041_DVD
DVD; 47:00; Silent; b&w and color
4) 2419.0042-.0044_BSP
BetaCamSP; 46:23; Silent; b&w and color
5) 2419.0042-.0044_DVD
DVD; 45:23; Silent; b&w and color
6) 2419.0042_F16
Film; 16mm film; [350 ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
7) 2419.0043_F16
Film; 16mm film; [300 ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
Trip to Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, 1937--Abraham Katz--home movies. Reels 41-43
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Black and white and color amateur movies of Katz vacation to the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico
Viewing Notes
Reel 42, rapid pan of boat, swish pans of roof and scenery. Pan up and down of two men in Dutch costume, women in Dutch headgear. Boats tied up in harbor. Overexposed scenes of harbor, then more rapid pans of people and scenery. Sailboat at a distance in water, overexposed. Antoinette ferry passes. Man in hat and three piece suit sated on deck. View of Dutch children, girls walk by in clogs. All young women in traditional clothing, man in bloomers. Boat proceeds, overexposed view of windmill. Good exposure of city with bicyclists, couple cycling by holding hands. Swish pan of houses, too fast to see. Agfa title. Travelers on board ship, two men in glasses, one wipes his face with handkerchief, the other waves at camera. View of gangplank. Looks like it says French Line. People wave, many wave hankies. French Line 88 pier, departure, poor exposure. On deck. Tug boat with M on smokestack. Cunard White Star pier, poor exposure. View of another ship. On deck, man walks by life boat. Tilt up smokestack (poor exposure). Color film of Myers Rum sign on small boat. Garden, convertible car, formal garden, faded color. Harbor. View from launch, travelers. Two divers in small boat. Light house. b&w, ship on pier. Men at bar. Woman asks for money, man gives a coin. Street scenes. Woman picks up her hat. Sign, "Welcome Lafayette." Breezy by pier. Many small boats and people in water. Dark inside a bar, Man tap dancing at end of reel. A touristic spot, drinking beverages. Sailors in striped T shirts handling rope. View of ship. Town, a ship pulls into view. Cranes with coal? Sailing vessels at anchor. Light house. Reel 43: Underexposed view of map painted on wall outside. Various exterior signs in Santo Domingo, "Ciudad Trujillo," men in uniform, a priest, some kind of ceremony. A biplane comes into view. Crowd with military parade in background. View of city. Pan of encampment. Airfield. "Native Gift Shop" sign. Mrs. Katz and several other women. Walking in area with small houses and much trash on ground. Man passes on crutches. Color (faded). Mrs. Katz on ship, looks at scenery. City with float plane landing. Row boat. Passengers on deck. "Borinquen, New York" name of ship on life ring. Women play shuffleboard. In the countryside, bougainvillea, palms. Blurry image of children. Thatch roof structure, very large. Cars and tourists. View of hills, looking down. Waves on shore, touring buildings and plants. In town, store signs. From ship, silhouetted passengers, overexposed views. Arriving, passengers emerge. Buying maracas.
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