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Penn/USNA football and 1939 New York World's Fair--Robert Hoadley Whipple--home movies. Reel 2
Compiled black-and-white and color home movies of University of Pennsylvania/United States Naval Academy football games, and tourist scenes in New York, including footage of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
On can: "Penn Navy Games"
In black-and-white, scenes of United States Naval Academy Midshipmen and marching band on football field, followed by University of Pennsylvania marching band. Cut to color: crowds in the stands hold up cards to make a University of Pennsylvania crest formation; "Hail Penn"; a USNA logo of a ram jumping through a letter N; a silhouette of a witch in the moon; "50th Year"; "Penn/Navy"; and more. Marching band in field, dark shots of crowds milling about in the field. Cut to a new roll, also beginning with marching bands and USNA Midshipmen in formation. Some shots of game play, including dark shots in slow motion. More card formations in the stands and additional game play. Cut to scenes from the 1939 New York World's Fair: exterior, Public Utilities Building; views of fairgrounds from the Theme Center; the Trylon and Perisphere; the Communications Building; the U.S.S.R. Pavilion; Lagoon of Nations; and Aquacade. Shots of the Empire State Building at dusk and other buildings in the New York skyline, including the Chrysler Building. Brief shot of a uniformed marching band in a small field or park at the end of the reel.
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Copies of this film: 4
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NTSC video (interlaced); VHS; Silent; b&w and color
NTSC video (interlaced); BetaCamSP; Silent; b&w and color
NTSC video (interlaced); DVD; Silent; b&w and color
Film; 16mm film; [300 ft.]; Silent; b&w and color
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