• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Trump Building nearing completion, New York, United States of Building.

  • Description

    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 of workmen applying the finishing touches to the tower at the top of the building. M/S of man sliding along metal support (there is a shear drop beneath him). Several shots of men standing precariously on the edge of the building, a cameraman can be seen filming the action also quite near the edge. Various very good shots of the New York skyline.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    810.25
    Media URN:
    18720
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1929
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:52:00 / 01:44:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1663

Comments (1)

  1. jerolara says

    The camera-men are just as brave as the carpenters and workers of the building themselves.

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