• Short Summary

    Champion Finnish runners arrive to raise funds for Finland.

  • Description

    NO SLATE INFORMATION

    USA: New York:
    EXT
    Gen. view of two-funnelled steamer S.S. Gergensfjord arriving.
    Long view photographers pan to Nurmi & Maki.
    Semi view Nurmi & Maki.
    CU Nurmi in white cap.
    CU Maki.
    Gen. view group arrive at City Hall.
    Semi view LaGuardia speaks...with Nurmi & Maki & shakes hands.

    Sound Effects. LaGuardia says that Finland has only run forward, & welcome them to New York.

    Russo-Finnish War 1939-1940; Personalities - Sport; United States of America; Fund Raising; Paavo Nurmi (Finnish runner); Taisto Maki (Finnish runner); Fiorello La Guardia (Mayor of New York)
    Background: Champion Finnish runners arrive to raise funds for Finland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HJG8VCYMQ0TZD9ZCKDVAXZES
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HJG8VCYMQ0TZD9ZCKDVAXZES
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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