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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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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...

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Where I Grew Up: Kenneth Bascome, St. George’s Parish

You could say that Kenneth Bascome came into the world with a bang, not a whimper. Born at home on Wellington Hill, St. George’s, in August 1948, he fell on the floor at the age of two hours and hit his head. “That’s why,” he says, “I...

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Ambassador of Song: Roy Talbot

This article is from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in May 2002. It is replicated here exactly as it first appeared in print.    Roy Talbot, the last the Talbot Brothers, remembers a life of harmony. He is the la...