• Short Summary

    Closing of New York World's Fair is marked by burial of a time capsule.

  • Description

    Title reads: "WORLD'S FAIR SHUTS DOWN".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    L/S large globe in the World's Fair. L/S mass crowds milling around in the Fair. L/S crowds watching the last official function: a steel time capsule is sunk into a 50 ft shaft. M/S the steel capsule. C/U ditto. C/U crowds watching. L/S steel capsule about to be lowered into shaft. C/U hand pressing button. C/U as the steel capsule is lowered into the shaft. M/S officials cutting rope which was holding the capsule. L/S daylight scene of the World's Fair. Various night shots of illuminated fair and surrounding roads.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1820.24
    Media URN:
    55652
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:38:00 / 01:44:34:00
    Canister:
    65/86

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