13184_7518_pt12.mov

13184_7518_pt12

Universal Newspaper Newsreel title card reads,"Set new fast time for big span cables in aerial inspection / New York City" The camera is on a blimp floating above the George Washington Bridge which is being built. As the blimp passes over the bridge, its shadow can be seen. There are shots on the bridge of its cables and a nice shot of a cable being carried by a wheel up to the arch to workers who set the cable in place. More shots of the cables being placed and spanning the entire bridge. Battleships are shown as the bridge is in the background. Title reads, "Sharkey golfs and Schmeling boxes as big battle looms / Endicott, N.Y." Max Schmeling is seen in an extreme close-up smiling an he spars in a boxing ring wearing head gear as a small crowd watches.

1930s
B&W
Not Explicit