• Short Summary

    Film of elephants of Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus parading across busy Manhattan Island in New York City to the New York Coliseum.

  • Description

    Film of elephants of Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus parading across busy Manhattan Island in New York City to the New York Coliseum. The elephants came by train from the circus winter quarters in Florida to rail yards at Sunnyside, Lonf Island, which is across the East River from Manhattan. They were unloaded and then paraded across the 59th Street Bridge. Then they paraded along 60th Street to the huge Coliseum at 59th Street and Eight Avenue on Manhattan's West Side (Columbus Circle area). The biggest of the elephants is named Sidney, the star of the show, who weighs six tons. He leads the march, accompanied by lions and tigers, to their specially constructed presentation cages at Central Park South and Columbus Circle,near the Coliseum.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2AQ8B6AKP03JSISD18KD94Q7P
    Media URN:
    VLVA2AQ8B6AKP03JSISD18KD94Q7P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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