• Short Summary

    Good footage of the new skyscrapers in New York.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Special Report - Manhattan's Mammoth Building Boom'.

    Aerial views of Manhattan with is skyscrapers from plane. Aerial views from plane flying over New York. Aerial view, from plane flying over Pan American building. Aerial views from plane flying over New York City. Various shots of the builders at work on one of the new buildings in New York. Various shots of the builders working high above the New York streets. LS. America's and the world's tallest hotel nearing completion - it is the 'Americano'. Several shots of a young starlet hoisting maple tree and American flag on top of the building to mark the completion of its 50th and final floor. Hotel representative is there with her. Pan from top to bottom of the skeleton of the new Pan American (Pan Am) building. Various shots of the flags of Britain and America are raised side by side up side of the Pan American building. Various shots, at top of Empire State Building, steeplejacks are working to preserve this piece of famous American architecture. More high angle shots of Manhattan.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 10/01/1963.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2627.14
    Media URN:
    78311
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:57:00 / 01:26:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 3711 C

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