905 Feet High 1929

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New York, United States of America.

Full titles read: "905 FEET HIGH - Final steelworks completed on Bank of Manhattan, World's highest building. Our cameraman was there - of course !"

L/S of the large skyscraper (the Bank of Manhattan Trust building - now the Trump Building). M/S...

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
18720
Sort Number:
G 1663
Time in/Out:
01:42:52:00 / 01:44:49:00
Canister:
G 1663
Film ID:
810.25
Issue Date:
28/11/1929

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