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  • Short Summary

    America - crowds celebrate Roosevelt's election, while at the docks illegal alcohol is impounded.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Goodbye ... Prohibition? All New York goes 'delirious with delight' at election of America's new President - Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt."

    New York, United States of America.

    Large crowds gathered in night time New York.

    Police on horseback hold back the crowds, spotlights help to illuminate the scene.

    Intertitle reads: "... meanwhile 'dry' Agents are almost daily seizing 'holiday cheer' worth thousands of pounds."

    Men unload boxes from the hold of a boat. Several sailors look on.

    Low angle shot of people watching from the dockside.

    A crane lifts the crate of boxes off the deck.

    The boat is in a dock, next to it is moored a Coast Guard vessel.

    The sailors on the small ship watch the contraband being lifted off to be impounded.

    Shots of the small crane lifting the material in to a dockside warehouse.

    C/U of hands holding captured bottle of alcohol - labelled 'Calvert'.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    685.42
    Media URN:
    5212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:43:00 / 01:56:42:00
    Canister:
    32/93

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