• Short Summary

    Footage of the empty street of New York City during air raid drill. United States of America.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    New York: Air raid drill. United States of America (USA).

    L/S looking towards Times Square - (not very great traffic or crowds) 75 ft - pan (past cinema screening 'Quo Vadis') to looking down deserted Times Square - pan down to people in the street walking to air raid shelters and air raid wardens directing people to shelters. L/S looking up Times Square - people walking to shelters. L/S wardens and policemen standing around in the deserted streets. L/S and M/S traffic starting up again after all clear signal has been given. L/Ss of people coming out of shelters and boarding buses etc. - traffic beginning to move (several shots). L/S of pigeons in Times Square. L/S of traffic stopping and wardens directing people to shelter. L/S pigeons in Times Square (deserted of traffic etc.). Deserted New York streets.

    Cataloguer's note: Very poor sound quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:51:00 / 01:28:08:00
    UN 2406 A

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