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1.
Calypso (1958)
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(95 mins.)
 
2.
Affair in Trinidad (1952)
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Nightclub singer and her brother-in-law try to find her husband's killer. (98 mins.)
Director: Vincent Sherman
 
3.
Bop Girl Goes Calypso (1957)
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To prove his theory that rock and roll is on its way out, a sociologist tries to convince a "bop" singer to switch to calypso, much to the ire of her Hollywood nightclub manager. (80 mins.)
Director: Howard W. Koch
 
4.
Calypso Heat Wave (1957)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
5.
Calypso Joe (1957)
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Juile, an airline hostess, has her mind made up to marry South American millionaire Rico Vargas, in spite of the efforts made by her former boyfriend... (76 mins.)
Director: Edward Dein
 
6.
Island Women (1958)
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The semi-steamy story (more in promise than actual deliverance) is set in Nassau and finds Mike, an American charter boat captain... (72 mins.)
Director: William Berke
 
7.
Father Knows Best (1954 TV Series)
Episode: Calypso Bud (1958)
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Bud gets a set of bongo drums. He envisions himself as a musician that all the girls will love. However, his practice drives the family crazy. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Miami Undercover (1961 TV Series)
Episode: Calypso Lady (1961)
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Jeff Thompson is a detective who works undercover for a Motel Association in Miami Beach. (30 mins.)
 
9.
The Red Skelton Hour (1951 TV Series)
Episode: Calypso Clem (1958)
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers. (60 mins.)
Director: Ed Hiller
 
10.
Thunderball (1965)
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James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme. (130 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
11.
Dr. No (1962)
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A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program. (110 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
12.
The United States Steel Hour (1953 TV Series)
Episode: A Drum Is a Woman (1957)
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Love in Jamaica (1957)
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(96 mins.)
 
14.
Caribbean (1952)
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Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery... (97 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
15.
Our Man in Jamaica (1965)
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The FBI sends agents to Jamaica to investigate arms smuggling to revolutionaries in Santo Domingo. (88 mins.)
Director: Richard Jackson
 
16.
Jamaica Run (1953)
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In Jamaica, amid murder and deceit, a schooner skipper and a land developer search for the sunken ship containing proof regarding the identity of the true heirs of a legendary Jamaican estate. (92 mins.)
Director: Lewis R. Foster
 
17.
Storm Over Jamaica (1958)
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The erotic goings-on among the staff at Mr. Pawley's school in Jamaica are of great interest to young Sylvia, but her curiosity results in tragedy. (103 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Cartier
 
18.
Jamaica Negroes Doing a Two-Step (1907 Documentary)
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19.
Motoring, Cuba and Jamaica (1915 Documentary)
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21.
Tom Cringle in Jamaica (1913 Short Film)
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Soldiers save shipwrecked sailors from Spaniards.
Director: Charles Raymond
 
22.
Ready, Steady, Go! (1963 TV Series)
Episode: Millie in Jamaica (1965)
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Follow Millicent Small on her triumphal return to her home in Jamaica. (50 mins.)
 
23.
Flame of the Islands (1956)
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The story of a café singer who buys a gambling casino and the men who fall in love with her. (90 mins.)
Director: Edward Ludwig
 
24.
A Visit to Nassau, Bahamas, West Indies (1911 Documentary)
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This scenic picture shows many of the most interesting places in this beautiful part of that little paradise...
 
25.
The Sisal Industry in the Bahamas (1910 Documentary)
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Sisal fiber as a substitute for manila is a comparative recent industry, but it meant the commercial...
 
26.
Bahama Passage (1941)
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A girl, Carol whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around," and her father arrive to take... (82 mins.)
 
27.
Cruising the West Indies: Nassau (1938 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
 
28.
Island in the Sun (1957)
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Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule, it focuses on the life of... (119 mins.)
Director: Robert Rossen