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Identifier:

  • NMAH.AC.0592 (Source: Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives)

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Frank Pezzano

Languages:

English

Length:

1 reel

Format:

8mm

Colour:

Colour

Awards/Recognition:

National Museum of American History list of titled amateur films

Description:

"The film, titled 'Memories of the New York World's Fair' by filmmaker Frank J. Pezzano documents the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Pezzano edited the film and included hand-drawn and typed intertitles identifying the various locations and activities he filmed." Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Resources:

See Guide to "Memories of the New York World's Fair" via the National Museum of American History.

This film is held by the Archives Center at the National Museum of American History.

Locations:

  • Flushing Meadows, New York (Filming)

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Repository:

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Viewing Notes:

"Pezzano's film presents a comprehensive tour of the exterior elements of the fair and includes footage of many of the iconic corporate, state, and national pavillions as well as the images of the fair at night. Pezzano also filmed special attractions such as "Frank Buck's Bring 'Em Back Alive," the parachute ride, and an ice show." Via the National Museum of American History.