• Short Summary

    MILLIONS OF NEW YORKERS LINED BROADWAY ON WEDNESDAY TO GIVE ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER ONE OF TEA WILDEST RECEPTIONS EVER GIVEN TO AN AMERICAN HERO.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV PARADE THROUGH CROWDED STREET, SOF OF BAND PLAYING.
    0.10

    2.
    TV COOPER SEATED IN OPEN CAR WAVES TO CROWD.
    0.26

    3.
    LV CROWD ON ROOF TOPS WAVE.
    0.29

    4.
    TV COOPER AND WIFE IN CAR WAVE, CAR SURROUNDED BY POLICEMEN.
    0.54

    5.
    GV TICKER-TAPE FALLING FROM BUILDINGS AS PARADE PASSES.
    1.03

    6.
    LV COOPER'S CAR ARRIVES AT CITY HALL RUNNING ALONG SIDE CAR IS SEEN A HEAVY POLICE GUARD, MRS COOPER LEAVES CAR FOLLOWED BY HUSBAND.
    1.28

    7.
    GV MASS CROWD OUTSIDE CITY HALL.
    1.29

    8.
    SCU COOPER AT MICROPHONE.
    1.33

    9.
    LV.PAN...CROWD AS BAND PLAYS.
    1.34

    10.
    SCU COOPER (SOF STARTS): "IT REALLY..." SOF ENDS: "... MY HEART".
    1.48

    11.
    GV CROWD.
    1.49

    12.
    TSV COOPER AND WIFE WALK TO CAR.
    2.00

    13.
    GV CROWD.
    2.02

    14.
    GV.PAN...COOPER IN OPEN CAR SEATED AND WAVING DRIVES OFF SOF CAR HORNS BLOWING CROWDS CHEERING TICKER-TAPE FALLING.
    2.31


    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ 10) COOPER: "IT REALLY HAS BEEN A TREMENDOUS HONOUR AND I THANK YOU FOR ALL OF US FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MILLIONS OF NEW YORKERS LINED BROADWAY ON WEDNESDAY TO GIVE ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER ONE OF TEA WILDEST RECEPTIONS EVER GIVEN TO AN AMERICAN HERO.HE RODE IN A MOTORCADE TO THE CITY HALL WHERE HE WAS GREETED BY MAYOR ROBERT WAGNER AND OTHER OFFICIALS.

    A BLIZZARD OF TICKER TAPE, CONFETTI, AND SHREDS OF PAPER SNOWED ON THE OPEN CAR AND TEA 36-YEAR-OLD ASTRONAUT.BANDS PLAYED, MILITARY FORMATIONS MARCHED AND THE MILLIONS WHO LIVED THE FAMOUS ROUTE ROARED AND CHEERED THEIR PRAISE FOR HIS ACCOMPLISHMENT.

    AT THE CITY HALL, COOPER EXPRESSED HIS GRATITUDE.

    AFTER SIGNING THE OFFICIAL GUEST BOOK AND RECEIVING THE CITY'S MEDAL OF HONOUR, THE MOTORCADE CONTINUED TO MID-TOWN NEW YORK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6GAFFKYHHA45ET5ZIRKWNN1U8
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GAFFKYHHA45ET5ZIRKWNN1U8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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