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Shirley Temple’s Visit to Bermuda – August 1938

This article is taken from our archives. It originally appeared within the pages of the August 1938 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here as it did originally. Shirley Temple, idol of millions of movie fans, arrived in July to spend a holiday at the Castle Harbour Hotel. Occupying a suit on the "Queen of Bermuda", the nine year old actress sat at the table of Staff-Captain Stanley Burns, who during the voyage south gave an ice-cream party for Shirley and several other youngsters on board. A fellow passenger on board was Mr. Vincent As...

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Stowaways: Dramatic Tales of Sneaking Off the Rock

As the advertising images on the Internet and in glossy magazines remind us, the contemporary image of Bermuda is of a beautiful semi-tropical paradise that one never wants to leave. Full disclosure: Back home, following my first visit to the Ro...

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Of Freight and Flowers: Arthur Wellington West

This article is taken from our archives. It first appeared in the March 1958 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally. For the past fifty years, Arthur Wellington West has been simultaneously engaged in tw...

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A Day at the Races

This article was taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the February 1948 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  If you’d like to produce a faster and funnier movie film co...

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“Dickie” Tucker’s Christmas Past

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1983 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did in print originally.  'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature w...

Classic Crow's Nest

December 1977

This article has been taken from our archives. It first appeared in the December 1977 issue of The Bermudian. It appears exactly as it did originally.  Glimpses of the action at Rural Hill, the largest local auction in recent memory – ...