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BW MOS 1933 - Century in Progress Exhibition - A tour of the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair exposition in Chicago by Burton Holmes - World's Fair, aerial view, elephant statue, crowds, man on stilts, amusement park rides, children coming down slide, sightseeing train with open cars, miniature cars on track, ferris wheel, swings, carts going in circle, small Ferris wheel with children, CU bear cub Notes: A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933-1934 to celebrate Chicago's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms" and its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one end of the fair to the other. 08:58:02, BW MOS 1933 A Century of Progress Exposition - Streets of Paris - A tour of the Paris pavilion at the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair exposition in Chicago by Burton Holmes- Title: STREETS OF PARIS, people chatting, woman playing accordion, sign: Life Class Here, small topless statues doing hula, woman modeling hat with mirror on back, woman with parasol, policeman with mustache, artists drawing, outdoor cafe, Sally Rand doing fan dance with large feathers in outdoor cafe, she is briefly nude at end, audience claps, Notes: A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933-1934 to celebrate Chicago's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms" and its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one end of the fair to the other. 9:01:20, B/W MOS 1933 A Century in Progress Exposition - A tour of the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair exposition in Chicago at night by Burton Holmes - The Fair At Night, fountains with backlighting, people strolling, fireworks, General Motors pavilion, Notes: A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933-1934 to celebrate Chicago's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms" and its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one end of the fair to the other.

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Clip #

3450_013

Location

Various

City

Chicago

State

Illinois

Region

North America

Country

United States

Date

1930s

Length

00:10:34

Color

B/W

Sound

Silent

Video format

Digibeta

Film format

16mm

HD format

NA

License

Rights Managed

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