• Short Summary

    The New York World's Fair is re-opened against the backdrop of war in Europe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "For The Second Year".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    MS Mayor La Guardia cutting a tape to re-open the New York World Fair for the second year.

    VS of "Typical American" - Elmer - a guide to the Fair.

    MS People passing through turnstiles to enter the fair, incl. CU of ex-governor Alfred E Smith and his wife being greeted as they enter fair.

    VS Parade of representatives of different nations - float from Finland carries the words 'War' and 'Reconstruction'.

    VS Good GVs around the fair, with ext. of the Polish, Finnish, Czech and Luxembourg pavilions.

    (Dublin Reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.22
    Media URN:
    20812
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:45:00 / 01:30:00:00
    Canister:
    40/43 (Dublin)

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