• Short Summary

    Great reception for Admiral Chester Nimitz in New York.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    American title reads "Nimitz Captures New York!"

    Motorcade passes down the streets of New York, crowds line the pavement. American Admiral of the Fleet Chester Nimitz stands in car saluting. More shots of the Admiral in car waving to huge crowd lining pavement.

    MS. Lieutenant Colonel Pappy Boyington, Marine hero, waves from passing car. People cheering. Various shots of the procession moving through crowded streets. Several shots of American soldiers and sailors marching through streets.

    Various shots of the crowd, including the troops, gathered outside City Hall. Various shots of the crowd listening and speakers addressing the masses from platform. Close up shots of the sailors, soldiers, marines and airmen listening.

    Various shots of the troops of American sailors, marines and soldiers marching through the crowded streets. Crowd cheering, Admiral in open car waving to crowd, people talking photographs. As Admiral's car passes St Patrick's Church, Admiral waves to Archbishop Spellman who waves back. More shots of the procession and crowd cheering.

    American voiceover - bad sound quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2082.03
    Media URN:
    74155
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:01:00 / 01:07:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 1429 B

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