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  • Short Summary

    An item showing the White Stone bridge under construction , it is to link the mainland to Long Island for the World Fair. New York, America (USA).

  • Description

    Item title reads - New York.

    New York prepares White Stone bridge for World fair. America (USA).

    L/S of the huge bridge under construction. Various shots as the largest section is hoisted into position, various shots as pulleys spin the webs of wire between the concrete pylons, M/S of the reels of wire. Men adjust them. Various shots of the pulley at work bringing the wire back and forth. Various shots of the bridge which is to link the mainland with Long Island.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    985.11
    Media URN:
    18325
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1938
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:40:00 / 01:07:26:00
    Canister:
    38/82

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