3 Copies of This Film
1) 2567.0001_DVD
NTSC video (interlaced); DVD; Silent; Color
2) 2567.0001_BSP
NTSC video (interlaced); BetaCamSP; Silent; Color
3) nhf_2567_0001.mov
0:08:39:00
Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe and New York World's Fair, 1939--home movies
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Identifier
2567.0001
Date(s)
1939
Credit:

Credit: Albert Steg Collection, Northeast Historic Film.

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Credit: Home movies. "Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe and New York's World Fair, 1939." 16 mm. film. From the Albert Steg Collection at Northeast Historic Film, Bucksport, ME. MP4 video, 8:25.
Abstract
Color home movie footage of the 1939 New York World's Fair, including the NTG Congress of Beauty and Sun Worshipers Colony, and of a burlesque performance at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe in New York.
Viewing Notes
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 Electric Man-made Lightning exhibit, the Electric Utilities Building, the Trylon and Perisphere, the George Washington statue, the "Frozen Alive" show, the Parachute Jump, a ventriloquist and puppet, and brief shots of the NTG Sun Worshipers Colony. Cut to a burlesque performance at Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York. Cut back to the fair, for a performance of the NTG Congress of Beauty, followed by several scenes of women in the Sun Worshipers Colony.
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Reuse of this item is currently restricted, please contact Northeast Historic Film for more information
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