• Short Summary

    A Japanese Prince and Princess enjoy views from the Empire State Building.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    New York, United States of America.

    Japanese Prince and Princess (unclear which ones) stand with group of Americans. One man points out views. Various nice shots across rooftops of New York - possibly from the Empire State Building. Clear view of the Chrysler Building in one shot. American man (possibly American politician Al Smith) gives the Japanese Royal the greetings of the directors and staff of 'the building' and wishes them a happy trip in the USA. The Prince replies - in Japanese.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    462.22
    Media URN:
    57728
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:15:00 / 02:02:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 52 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "possibly from the Empire State Building" - yes, the view is from the Empire State.

    "American man (possibly American politician Al Smith)" - yes, that's Al Smith.

    Very slightly reducing the clip's current date range, the Empire State Building didn't open until May 1931.

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