Port-au-Prince: Blast from the Past

Port-au-Prince during the 40’s and 50’s — a nostalgic view pathetically foreshadowing the inevitable present (or is that hindsight? The cultural activity shown is the visit of foreigners — excellent ones indeed, but… Thus Aimé Césaire visits from Martinique, André Breton from France, as does the Cuban painter Wilfredo Lam. All amidst old American cars ruling the streets (strangely empty — for what reason?) At any rate, here it is:

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