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People of the Mediterranean
Description: A trip through Mediterranean ports on the SS Columbus in 1933
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Clip #: AD-64-2
Length: 07:38
Year: 1933
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: Getty Images
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: Europe
Subject: Ocean Liners
Original: 16mm
Title card: "'People of the Mediterranean' as seen & photographed by Andre de la Varre during the 1933 spring cruise of SS Columbus." LS HS moored SS Columbus ocean liner. VS MS captain looking through telescope on deck. Captain & officer saluting each other & talking. HA boat approaching SS Columbus. HA sailors sweeping deck. VS HA passengers playing deck shuffleboard. Sailor's band performing on deck. HA rolling white waves as ocean liner proceeds. 01:12:56:15 Silent b/w 1933 Valletta, Malta LS HS SS Columbus proceeding along shore. HA Valletta cityscape along waterfront. HA moored SS Columbus ocean liner in harbor. Narrow streets. VS Maltese women in traditional clothing w/ black headdresses / capes (traditional culture, traditional dress, native dress). Shepherd walking w/ herd of goats on street. Horse-drawn vehicles passing through King's Gate. Ship POV past Bastion, fortified walls of city, & waterfront streets (bit shaky). 01:13:58:13 Silent b/w 1933 Valletta, Malta VS Strada Reale (now Republic Street) street scenes (including old Opera House). Horse-drawn carriages on street. VS Maltese women in traditional clothing w/ black headdresses / capes on streets (traditional culture, traditional dress, native dress). Shepherd w/ herd of goats on street. Men stuffing straw in underground pits, which are covered up. LS SS Columbus ocean liner moored in harbor. 01:15:54:22 Silent b/w 1933 Gibraltar TD Rock of Gibraltar to reflection in water (shaky). LA flock of birds flying overhead. VS Rock of Gibraltar from ship. PAN Gibraltar cityscape & harbor. Sailors & marching band marching. Formation of sailors stopping & turning at attention. HA fruit seller in rowboat. Milkman organizing & carrying bottles. Street vendor adjusting basket of flowers. Traffic cop directing traffic. Horse-drawn carriages on street. 01:17:59:20 Silent b/w 1933 Gibraltar WS PAN harbor & shores of Gibraltar from ocean liner deck. Gibraltar trinity lighthouse.

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