• Short Summary

    Celebrations for the opening of the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. America's 'Wembley'. Chicago challenges 'the depression' with great $10,000,000. world fair, 'A Century of Progress'."

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.

    Large parade down street in Chicago to celebrate the opening of the 1933 World's Fair. Planes do a flypast overhead. Soldiers march in procession. Women in national costume walk in procession.

    Shots around the various buildings and exhibits at the World Fair site. Crowds walk around looking at the exhibits. Similar shots at night with buildings illuminated.

    Aerial views of the site.

    More night shots of the buildings. A firework display illuminates the night sky.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    719.32
    Media URN:
    6403
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:56:00 / 01:54:16:00
    Canister:
    33/46

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment