• Short Summary

    We go on a tour of New York taking in all the sights including Central Park and Chinatown.

  • Description

    New York, USA.

    Various shots of parade through Freedomland. M/S horse drawn tram, M/S old fashioned street lamp. M/S man dressed like Keystone Cop patrolling the street. Various shots of clown on street, M/S tram. Various shots of locomotive, L/S aeroplane taxiing into hangar. M/S lever pulled. Various shots of Idlewild airport, people leave aeroplane. M/S people boarding helicopter, M/S luggage put in it and door closed, L/S as it taxis. L/S from air, M/S people in helicopter. Various shots in cockpit, L/S it lands at Manhattan. Various shots skyscrapers, M/S Rockefeller Centre and fountain. L/S down Park Avenue, M/S policeman. L/S public library. L/S Empire State Building, M/S from another angle. Various shots tourists at the top. Various shots over New York. Various shots horse drawn carriage in Central Park. Various shots children playing in park with animals. Various shots people playing chess in Washington Square. L/S Washington Mews, L/S busy street in Manhattan. L/S Grant's Tomb. M/S people going down into the subway. L/S Guggenheim Museum, L/S Washington Arch and fountain. Various shots people walking in Harlem. Various shots Chinatown.

    L/S Yankee Stadium, various shots of baseball game and crowd. M/S two surveyors at World's Fair site, various shots as they construct it. M/S huge globe lifted by crane. Various shots of a model of how Fair will look. Various shots Statue of Liberty. Various shots Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge seen from boat. Various shots United Nations building. Various shots of tourists on boats. Various shots of a Paddle Steamer. M/S cable car. L/S Freedomland. Various shots of children's rides. M/S Keystone Cop blowing whistle. M/S fire truck, M/S children pumping it. M/S man puts out fire. M/S tug sailing up Hudson river. Camera tracks down 42nd Street at night showing cinema signs all lit up. L/S buildings lit up in Times Square. L/S Manhattan skyline at dawn taken from boat. L/S Statue of Liberty at dawn.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    251.10
    Media URN:
    3416
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:12:00 / 01:56:59:00
    Canister:
    CP 464

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