TIMES SQUARE DURING WAR YEARS Several shots of Times Square at night during the war years. Neon signs of the Strand and Roths. Ziefgeld Follies marquee, followed by customers entering theater. Sign for MGM version of The Human Comedy. Issues of Variety prominently displayed on newsstand.
BEHIND THE SCENES AT VARIETY Stenciled storefront window. Several shots of editor Abel Green presiding over staff meeting. Photograph of founder Sime Silverman. Highlighted headlines include Sticks Nix Hick Pix. Three shots of workers reading Variety as paper comes off the printing press.
POSING IN POSTWAR NEW YORK POV shot through windshield of car diving along lower roadway of the Queensboro Bridge. High angle shot of crowded intersection and street. View looking up Madison Avenue in midtown. Silhouetted street sign. Pan up small building. Montage of signs for ladies' boutiques. Two women pose on sidewalk holding hands. Woman walks to convertible and lowers power window. Two shots of men getting in convertible. Man poses alone and with two different women
Date: 1950 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:12:00, No Audio
POSTWAR ROCKEFELLER CENTER Flashing neon marquee for Radio City Music Hall. Three shots panning up Rockefeller Center skyscrapers. Two shots of golden statue and fountain in Rockefeller Center. Two shots of umbrella tables in converted ice rink.
Date: 1950 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:36:00, No Audio
BOUQUETS FOR JFK JR. News footage of mourners and gawkers gathering on a NYC sidewalk to remember JFK Jr. at the time of his death. Pan from JFK's apartment building to a small crowd standing behind a barricade. A woman crosses herself and leaves a bouquet at a makeshift shrine. CU of signs and messages attached to buildin
Date: 1999 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:19:00, No Audio
IMMIGRANT NEIGHBORHOODS, NYC Various shots of New York City in the mid-forties. Big tenement, with wash hanging on clotheslines. Crowded streets, street vendors, awnings. Quick shots of immigrants' business signs in many languages. Arresting shot of an elderly rabbi sitting on a stoop, reading
SULLY SULLENBERGER HONORED IN NYC New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg honors U.S. Airways pilot "Sully" Sullenberger with keys to the city. Footage of his aircraft splash lands into the Hudson River.
Date: February 9, 2009 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:46:00, With Audio
ELLIS ISLAND SCENE A dramatization depicts hopeful, late 19th century immigrants at Ellis Island. Shots of a bearded doctor examining two newcomers, sending one away. Overhead shot of immigrants waiting to go through gate.
VINTAGE NYC SKYLINE, AUTO TRAFFIC & FACTORY - HD Over footage of Manhattan's skyline, auto traffic and a factory, VO says: "Our cities are prime targets for atomic attacks...our factories will be battle stations. Production must go on if we are to win." Note: Transferred to Apple Pro Res 422 HQ. Pillarbox. Available in all display formats.
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