Summary

Footage Information

CONUS Archive
318763
HISTORICAL FILM: NEW YORK FILE PT. 2 (1946)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK
VO
1/1/1946
00:09:15;00
12:07
Color film, pigeons outside New York Public Library. Shoppers walk outside stores in midtown. CU's of store's signs: Lord & Taylor, Brooks Bros, Tiffany, Macy's, etc. Rockefeller Center, good architecture shots, plaza, ice skating rink with skaters. Commanding view from atop RCA Building. NBC Studios, broadcasters talking into radio. Shows at Radio City Music Hall, ext. of sign. Juggling, dancing, Rockettes high-kicking in chorus line (cannot license). Exterior of St. Patrick's. Hansom cab drivers. Central Park, boys fishing. NY Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knights in armor, various paintings. City of New York Museum. American Museum of Natural History. Landscape paintings. Hayden Planetarium. Grant's Tomb. American Flag flies in front of "Let us have peace" engraving. Columbia University. The Cloisters museum. NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx. Flowers, lily pads. Bronx Zoo. Great shot of zebras, gazelles leaping out of cage. School children watch tiger, hippo, ride on elephant. Mice in miniature city. Baby ducks. Lambs, petting zoo. Coney Island amusement park, great shots. Steeple Chase, ferris wheel, etc. Good shots of Yankee Stadium, Ebbets Field. Baseball game: runner rounds second. Crowd cheering. Times Square, cut from day to night. Neon signs, good shots. Marquees: Benny Goodman, Ray Bolger, Ethel Merman. People enter Grand Central Station for journey back. Shots of train schedules. People talk on train, dine. Woman pulls out hide-a-bed. Sleeping.
Color film, 1946. Images of New York city and surrounding area and sights. Actual dates of filming unknown. cont.
Not everything listed in the CONUS Archive is necessarily licensable. Reporter sound/image is not licensable

Keywords

New UYork Public Library
New York city
midtown Manhattan
shopping
Lord & Taylor
Brooks Brothers
Tiffany
Macy’s
Rockefeller Center
ice skating
RCA Building
NBC Studios
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
hansom cab
Central Park
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hayden Planetarium
Grant’s Tomb
Yankee Stadium
Ebbets Field (cannot license baseball game action)
Bronx Zoo
theater marquees for Benny Goodman
Ray Bolger
Ethel Merman.
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