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  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Countdown Begins for Opening of N. Y. World's Fair'.

    MS. Two workmen on site. Various shots of the Fair's Board of Directors going aboard coach for tour of the area to see the preparation for the New York's World Fair. MV. The directors seated in motor coach. Various shots of the site from coach touring the area. Various shots of directors seated in front of large audience in a large marquee having a large countdown machine behind them. MS. American President John F. Kennedy sitting at desk in White House, Washington D.C., and speaks over a phone direct to the marquee - natural sound. He talks about the preparations and the opening in a year time. People on the other side listening and applauding. GV. Highway running alongside fair area.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 25/04/1963.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    78990
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2655.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:22:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 3749 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 3749 H
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    picks Director's Studio - World's Fair Kennedy Speaking John F. Kennedy Speaking
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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