Albert Steg Collection
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Collection Identifier(s)
Albert Steg Collection, 2567
Credit: Albert Steg Collection, Northeast Historic Film. Burlesque performers in NTG's Congress of Beauty at the New York World's Fair, 1939.
Primary Format and Extent
1 film reel and 1 video cassette
Collection Date Range
The Albert Steg Collection consists of one 16 mm. film print and one Betacam SP video cassette. The film, Building the Fire Line, was produced by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1952. The video cassette contains footage transferred from a 1939 16 mm. home movie, including scenes from the 1939 New York World's Fair and a burlesque performance at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe nightclub in New York.
Biographical/Historical Notes
Albert Steg is a freelance archivist and film collector living in Cambridge, MA.
Northeast Historic Film
Access is restricted; consult repository for detail.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See for more information.
Items in this collection: 2
Showing 1 - 2 of 2:
1) Building the Fire Line
Demonstration film about how to use a fire line to retard the advance of a forest fire. Detailed description by Albert Steg in the Collections folder.more
2) Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe and New York World's Fair, 1939--home movies
Reel opens with brief shots of swimmers at a large pool, seen through a chain-link fence. Cut to sequence of New York World's Fair attractions, including the Theme Center, the General...more
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