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1) 0818.0042_F16
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Trip to New York World's Fair over Merritt Highway, 1939--Albert Conley--home movies. Reel 42
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Identifier
0818.0042
Date(s)
1939
Credit:

Credit: Albert Conley Collection, Northeast Historic Film.

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Credit: Albert Conley home movies. "Trip to New York World's Fair over Merritt Highway, 1939." 16 mm. film. From the Albert Conley Collection at Northeast Historic Film, Bucksport, ME. MP4 video, 16:01.
Viewing Notes
New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows. Shot looking down Constitution Mall with statue of George Washington, Trylon and Perisphere in the background. Pan across Constitution Mall, with shots of trees and flowers. Pan across Government Zone pavilions. United States Building. Romanian House. Woman standing with Constitution Mall, Trylon, and Perisphere in background. Italian Pavilion. Pan from Perisphere and Trylon to Food Building North. Buses parked on a walkway. Pan across United States Building with a tram moving across the Court of Peace. Government Zone pavilions. Belgian Pavilion. Woman petting a calf in a farm exhibit. The Court of States. Sign for Maine area within the Court of States. Fountains. Pans of the fairgrounds. Closeup of Trylon and Perisphere. Visitors entering the Perisphere on the Helicline. Shot of the twin pylons in the Court of Communications with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company Building in the background. Brief shot of Trylon and Perisphere over the Business Systems Building. Railroads exhibit. Spectators beside New York Central Railroad engine. Numerous trains. Shots from boat of icy river and bridge. Stormy ocean footage and waves from deck of ship. B&W: ship on river passing by city. Distant lighthouse. Women beside sign for Fort Marion National Monument in Saint Augustine. Woman beside cannon in wind. Palm trees blowing in wind. Exterior and interior of Fort. Swans. Marine Village Court sign. Pan of motel. Waves crashing on beach. Color: Daytona Beach clock tower. Bok Tower and gardens. Closeup of tower. Woman smelling flowers. Note: Fort Marion is now known as Castillo de San Marcos. The Merritt Parkway was built between 1934 and 1940, Merritt Parkway Wikipedia
Can Descriptions
1938, 1939 edge codes on film. // Notes from film tag: Trip to New York World's Fair over Merritt Highway (1939); Boat trip on M&M to Florida; Daytona Beach; Singing Tower. // Autumn scenery. Small streets. Woman in passenger seat of automobile. Scenic shots of Merritt Parkway in Autumn from moving car. New Canaan town sign beside highway. Bridges on Merritt.
Abstract
Views from an automobile driving to the New York World's Fair on the Merritt Parkway and a visit to Florida.
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This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information;This item may be available for reuse, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information
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