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CONUS Archive
295912
NEW YORK CITY HISTORICAL FILM (1963)
NEW YORK CITY, NY
VOSIL
1/1/1963
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26:00
(THE SPORTS GAME FOOTAGE IS NOT LICENSABLE) (AUDIO FROM FOOTAGE IS NOT LICENSABLE) A SERIES OF PAN SHOTS UP NEW YORK SKYSCRAPERS, CONCLUDING WITH PAN UP EMPIRE STATE BUILDING; SOUTH TIP OF MANHATTAN FROM THE WATER, PAN OF THE SKYLINE; HIGH SHOT LOOKING DOWN BUSY STREET; SERIES OF STREET LEVEL SHOTS SHOWING HEAVY PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC; PEOPLE BUYING PAPERS FROM NEWSSTANDS, COMING UP FROM SUBWAYS; OVER HEAD LOOK DOWN ON TRAFFIC; POLICEMAN IN STREET DIRECTING TRAFFIC; STREET LEVEL OF CROWDED TRAFFIC, TAXIS; STREET WORKERS WITH JACKHAMMER; SHOE SHINE KID WORKING IN STREET; EXTERIOR OF LINCOLN CENTER AND EFFECT OF BILLS OF SOME SHOWS; CIRCLE LINE TICKET BOOTH; SHOT LOOKING OUT AT CIRCLE LINE BOAT ON CRUISE; SHOT IN CROWD FROM BOAT LOOKING AT STATUE OF LIBERTY; SHOT ON LIBERTY ISLAND OF STATUE AND CROWDS; PAN UP TO STATUE; MORE BATTERY PARK AREA AND SKYLINE; TIGHT SHOT OF NARROW WALL STREET WITH TRINITY CHURCH IN BACKGROUND; BRONZE STATUE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; EXTERIOR OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING; INTERIOR SHOT OF AMERICAN EXCHANGE FLOOR ACTIVITY; CRUISING UP EAST RIVER LOOKING AT SKYLINE; MOVING ON WATER TOWARD BROOKLYN, BOXING AND HOCKEY BEING PLAYED AT THE GARDEN (NOT LICENSABLE); SHOTS OF FOOTBALL (NOT LICENSABLE); EXTERIOR SHOT OF ORIGINAL YANKEES STADIUM AND WIDE CROWD SHOT SHOWING FAÇADE; BASEBALL GAME ACTION (NOT LICENSABLE); TIGHT SHOT OF STEAM WHISTLE ON SHIP; AERIAL SHOT LOOKING DOWN AND AHEAD TO OCEAN LINER; TIGHT SHOT OF GREYHOUND BUS ON OPEN ROAD; LOW TIGHT SHOT OF TRAIN RUN-BY; TIGHT AIR TO AIR SHOT OF TWA BOEING 707 JET, INTERIOR SHOT IN COCKPIT; WIDE SHOT OF TERMINAL BUILDING AT THEN IDLEWILD AIRPORT (NOW JFK), PAN OF TERMINAL BUILDING AND SHOTS OF AIRFIELD ACTIVITY…PLANES TAXI, “NEW” JET WAY FOR DEPLANING, PASSENGERS COMING OFF PLANE. (AUDIO FROM FOOTAGE IS NOT LICENSABLE) AERIAL OF WOLDS FAIRGROUNDS WITH UNISPHERE AS FOCUS; GROUND LEVEL PUSH TO CROWDS STREAMING THROUGH THE GATES; BIG CROWDS; SHOT OF LARGE; LOOKING UP AT CHRYSLER BUILDING FROM BOAT; TIGHT SHOT OF PASSENGERS ON BOAT INCLUDING NUNS; VARIETY OF SHOT OF UNITED NATIONS BUILDING, PEOPLE GOING INTO BUILDING AND SHOT OF HALL DURING MEETING OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY; BUSTLING TRAFFIC ON PARK AVENUE; WIDE SHOT OF 5TH AVENUE AND 42ND STREET WITH LOT OF PEOPLE AND TRAFFIC; PEOPLE GETTING OFF AND ON BUS; INTERIOR OF BUS LOOKING OUT; MOVING SHOT IN MIDST OF TRAFFIC; BUSY PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC STREET LEVEL, THEN PAN UP TO SPIRES OF ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL; TIGHT STREET LEVEL SHOTS OF SIGNS OF SHOPS LIKE “VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS,””BERGDORF GOODMAN,””TIFFANY AND CO,” AND “PECK AND PECK”; SHOT THROUGH PEDESTRIANS TO DISPLAY WINDOWS, SHOTS OF WOMEN, MANY WEARING HATS AND GLOVES; TIGHT SHOT OF ATLAS W/GLOBE LOOKING UP AT TOWER AT ROCKEFELLER PLAZA AND WIDE SHOT OF RCA BUILDING; FAMILY ON HIGH OBSERVATION DECK USING BINOCULARS TO LOOK OUT AT CITY, LOOKING NORTH TO CENTRAL PARK FLANKED BY BUILDINGS; VARIOUS SHOTS OF PEOPLE TAKING A HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDE IN CENTRAL PARK; WIDE SHOT WITH ROWBOATS ON LAKE IN CENTRAL PARK WITH CITY SKYLINE BACKDROP; GROUP OF PEOPLE RIDING HORSEBACK IN PARK; CENTRAL PARK ZOO WITH CROWDS AND SHOTS OF OLD STYLE ZOO WITH GIRAFFE, GORILLA IN CAGE, SMALL ELEPHANT; KIDS LEANING OVER TO FEED THE ELEPHANTS, POLAR BEAR AND SEALS; WIDE HIGH SHOT PANNING UP EMPIRE STATE BUILDING; TIGHT OF EMPIRE STATE BUILDING AND PAN UP; MED SHOT OF WASHINGTON ARCH; BOHEMIAN QUARTER, GREENWICH VILLAGE,VARIOUS SHOTS OF PEOPLE PLAYING CHESS OUTSIDE; SIDEWALK SALES OF ART; WIDE SHOT OF BEACH AT CONEY ISLAND CROWDED WITH PEOPLE; TILT-A- WHIRL IN FOREGROUND WITH SIGN FOR STEEPLECHASE IN BACKGROUND; TIGHT SHOTS OF PEOPLE SPEEDING AROUND ON RIDE; WIDE SHOT OF FERRIS WHEEL; MED TIGHT SHOT LOOKING UP AT PARACHUTE RIDE IN OPERATION; MULTIPLE GOOD SHOTS OF FAMOUS “THE CYCLONE” ROLLER COASTER, WITH NAME PROMINENT ON RIDE WIDE SHOTS AND ON CAR…SOME NAT SOUND AVAILABLE; POLICEMEN ON HORSEBACK IN PARADE; MARCHING BANDS, MAJORETTES AND SEVERAL CROWD CUTAWAYS; WIDE SHOT WITH BAND AND LARGE “POPEYE” INFLATABLE COMING DOWN STREET, TIGHT OF INFLATABLE AND PUSH; WIDE SHOT OF TIME SQUARE AT NIGHT WITH LOTS OF NEON SIGNS, SEVERAL TIGHT SHOTS OF THEATER AND MOVIE MARQUEES’ TIGHT SHOT OF SIGN FOR MADISON SQUARE GARDEN; SHOTS OF CH WITH THEME “PEACE THRU UNDERSTANDING”; GROUND LEVEL SHOT LOOKING UP WIDE WALKWAY TO UNISPHERE AND CROWDS; MED TIGHT OF FOUNTAINS; MED TIGHT OF SOLAR FOUNTAIN; SIGN OF “ PEPSI PRESENTS WALT DISNEY’S IT’S A SMALL WORLD”; KODAK BUILDING WITH LARGE PICTURE OF EMMET KELLY, TIGHT AND PUSH; PAN UP “THE MONEY TREE” WITH $1-MILLION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES CURRENCY; SECURITY GUARDS; WIDE THEN TIGHT WITH PAN UP REPLICA OF THE MORMON TEMPLE; SHOT LOOKING DOWN REFLECTION POOL AND FOUNTAINS TOWARD UNISPHERE; WIDE SHOT OF U.S. PAVILION, TIGHT SHOT OF SIGN; TIGHT AND PULL OUT FROM GIANT ORANGE TO REVEAL THE FLORIDA PAVILION; TIGHT OF PAGODA REPRESENTING GRAUMAN’S CHINESE THEATER IN HOLLYWOOD, INCLUDE CELEBRITY FOOTPRINTS; EXTERIOR OF AFRICAN PAVILION; SHOTS OF ROYAL WATUSI DANCERS AND CROWDS LOOKING ON (SOME NATURAL SOUND AVAILABLE); SHOTS OF BUILDINGS BELONGING TO REPUBLIC OF CHINA; HONG KONG; REPLICA OF TEMPLE OF THE DAWN IN BANGKOK; JAPAN PAVILION AND SAMURAI SWORD DEMONSTRATION; POLYNESIAN DANCING; JORDANIAN BAND MARCHING; PAKISTAN PAVILION, INDIA PAVILION; EXTERIORS OF SWEDEN, DENMARK, SPAIN AND VATICAN PAVILIONS; ALPINE SKY RIDE AS PART OF SWISS PAVILION; MONORAIL; LOG FLUE RIDE WITH SHOTS LOOKING AT LOG CAR AND SHOOTING FROM INSIDE CAR DURING RIDE; ANTIQUE STYLE ONE-CYLINDER CAR FOR SHORT PATH SIGHTSEEING; GIANT ASSEMBLY LINE REPLICA AT CHRYSLER PAVILION; GIANT TIRE OF U.S. ROYAL; “LIFE SIZED DINOSAUR AREA”; PEOPLE PUSHING KIDS; FORD PAVILION; GM PAVILION; VARIOUS GROUNDS SHOTS; SPACE AGE PAVILION WITH SHOTS OF ROCKETS AND CAPSULES; SHOT FROM EXTERIOR ELEVATOR SHOOTING OUT ONTO GROUNDS AND BIG R-L PAN; NIGHTTIME SHOTS OF UNISPHERE, FOUNTAINS AND FIREWORKS.
COLOR FILM. AUDIO FROM FOOTAGE IS NOT LICENSABLE. THIS IS HISTORICAL TRAVEL LOG FILM TAKEN IN AND AROUND NEW YORK CITY AROUND 1963.
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Keywords

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1960’s; NEW YORK CITY; MANHATTAN; SKYSCRAPERS; EMPIRE STATE BUILDING; CHRYSLER BUILDING; MANHATTAN SKYLINE; CROWDED STREETS; CITY TRAFFIC; NEWSSTANDS; JACKHAMMER; CIRCLE LINE CRUISES; STATUE OF LIBERTY; LIBERTY ISLAND; WALL STREET; TRINITY CHURCH; WASHINGTON ARCH; NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE; AMERICAN EXCHANGE FLOOR; BROOKLYN BRIDGE; UNITED NATIONS BUILDING; PARK AVENUE; 5TH AVENUE; ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL; ROCKEFELLER CENTER; CENTRAL PARK; CARRIAGE RIDE; CENTRAL PARK ZOO; GIRAFFE
GORILLA; ELEPHANT; POLAR BEAR; SEALS; CONEY ISLAND; CONEY ISLAND BEACH; FERRIS WHEEL; THE CYCLONE; ROLLER COASTER; OLD YANKEE STADIUM; CRUISE SHIP; IDLEWILD AIRPORT. 60’S
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