Welcome to the World's Fair Newsletter:
Mickey & Judy
By August "The World of Tomorrow" desperately needed a shot in the arm to inspired visitors through its turnstiles. The fair got exactly what it needed when Hollywood's favorite juveniles appeared in The Big Apple.
Also included in the article is a 1-minute 17-second newsreel clip of Mickey, Judy, and Mayor La Guardia.
Read: Mickey and Judy
Nudity at the Fair
Since the days when exotic dancers at Chicago's Columbian Exposition shocked fairgoers, the issue of nudity at a world's fair dominated the press coverage and many individuals' attitudes towards the expositions. The New York version was no exception. .
Rosita Royce, Dove Dancer
No single employee at the fair demanded more press coverage than Rosita Royce, the exotic "dove dancer" at "The Crystal Palace.".
Read: Rosita Royce
Small pieces of news and interesting information compiled by David J. Cope.
New Tidbits for March
Iceland in the Hall of Nations
All new text and some new images have been added to the Iceland page.
Philip A. Medicus films
Reel 1 - Part 3
Philip Medicus filmed the Fair in color on Kodachrome. These films can be found on YouTube and on the Internet Archives. There are a total of 17 of the Medicus films which I will add to both my YouTube channel and here on the World's Fair Website.
Presented here is the third of the seventeen, Reel 1 - Part 3.
The silent film has a run-time of approximately of 20:22 minutes
Below the movie is a list of the attractions and their approximate time location.
|Performance in front of Chinatown CafÃ©
Outside Living Magazines
Inside Living Magazines
Silver Streak Ride
Cage Lift - Aerial View Amusement zone
Frank Buck's Jungleland
Mountain of Monkeys
Camel Ride Bird (still Jungleland)
Extasie - Theater Dancers
inside Fountain Lake at Night
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March 2017 Special
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