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  • Short Summary

    Great shots New York City landmarks in the 1940s.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    This is original footage of Film ID 2481.15 ( UN 2115 A ) - check for best quality.

    New York City, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots tenements with washing hanging outside in slum area of city - could be The Bowery, Little Italy or Chinatown. L/S Manhattan skyline. Brief shot of man operating switchboard. Various shots Manhattan at night. Night street scenes. Various shots lights in Time Square. More shots of skyline. M/S Madison Square Gardens sign advertising National Horse Show and hockey. Various shots people in evening wear outside theatre.

    Various shots crowded streets. More shots slum tenements with washing outside. Various shots building site. More shots tenements. Various shots of city from top of building - great views of skyscrapers and Central Park. Various low angled shots skyscraper - could be Radio City building. General shots of city. Various point of view shots from boat going down Hudson River, under Brooklyn Bridge. Various shots building with columns - Stock Exchange. Various shots George Washington statues outside Stock Exchange.

    Aerial shots of city. Several shots Statue of Liberty. Various shots skyscrapers. Good shots of Statue of Liberty. Aerial shot of city - not Manhattan, looks like "projects" (equivalent of council housing). More shots building site. More shots blocks of modern flats and parks. Aerial views of city, showing "projects". Various shots school buildings and playground. Various shots of bay and river. Various shots river boat "Manhattan".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2216.16
    Media URN:
    64732
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:26:00 / 01:55:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 1890 A

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