• Short Summary

    Herbert Hoover, ex-president, visits building site of 1939 World's Fair.

  • Description

    Title reads: "New York".

    World's Fair in New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various aerial shots of building site of the 1939 World's Fair at New York. Various shots of former American president Herbert Hoover and Grover A Wayland, president of fair, touring the site with entourage of dignitaries. We see them sitting in back of chauffeur driven car passing lots of half-constructed buildings. The buildings look like they will be very modern. Good shots of sign that reads: "World's Fair 1939".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.21
    Media URN:
    15855
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:25:00 / 01:19:34:00
    Canister:
    37/100

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