• Short Summary

    ARRIVING IN NEW YORK...A BEVY OF PREHISTORIC MONSTERS...EIGHT DINOSAURS CONSTRUCTED FOR SHOWING AT THE NEW?

  • Description

    ARRIVING IN NEW YORK...A BEVY OF PREHISTORIC MONSTERS...EIGHT DINOSAURS CONSTRUCTED FOR SHOWING AT THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR NEXT APRIL.THE LARGEST IS 70 FEET LONG.

    THEY FLOATED DOWN THE HUDSON RIVER ON A BARGE FROM THE FACTORY WHERE THEY WERE MADE.THEY ARE CONSTRUCTED OF FIBERGLASS ON METAL FRAMES AT A REPORTED COST OF $ 400,000(NEARLY GBP143,000).

    THEIR ARRIVAL TOUCHED OFF A FLURRY OF EXCITEMENT IN THE CITY, INCLUDING A TRAFFIC JAM ON THE WEST SIDE HIGHWAY WHICH RUNS ALONG THE RIVER.AND A SALUTE WAS GIVEN THEM BY A WHISTLE AND SIRENS FROM SHIPS IN HARBOUR.

    THEN AN OFFICIAL RECEPTION BY MANHATTEN AS LUNCH-HOUR CROWDS WERE EMERGING FROM THEIR OFFICES IN THE WALL ST.AREA.

    THEY BELONG TO A MAJOR AMERICAN OIL COMPANY (SINCLAIR) WHICH USES THE DINOSAUR AS A SYMBOL, IN LINKING THE OIL OF TODAY BACK TO WHEN IT WAS FORMED IN THE AGE OF MONSTERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE4ZR6TQWBVDRS86PR7FA2MMJW
    Media URN:
    VLVAE4ZR6TQWBVDRS86PR7FA2MMJW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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