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Description: All-American Newsreel from 1953 which includes a United Nations General Assembly session, a luxury furrier and a cricket match in Van Cortland Park.
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Clip #: MF-17D
Length: 7:19
Year: 1953
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Sports
Original: 35mm
1953, All American Newsreel, New York City, Manhattan, United Nations, General Assembly session, Chairman of Netherlands Delegation and Temporary President of General Assembly Dr. Joseph Luns opening session, Vyacheslav Molotov raising issue of Chinese representation in UN, various General Assembly members speaking about how their countries feel about issue, United States’ Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., United Kingdom’s Anthony Nutting, India’s V. K. Krishna Menon, United State’s proposal is adopted by roll call vote, Temporary Chairman Dr. Joseph Luns shaking hands with Chilean Ambassador José Maza Fernández who he has declared Temporary President of UN General Assembly, General Assembly members applauding, Nassau, African-Americans, Black American Press representatives being welcomed after deplaning, Nassau Development Board, Hilton G. Hill Travel Agency, luxury tour to aid in expanding Nassau as a destination for Black travelers, The Saxony Hotel, press representatives departing hotel and getting into cars for sightseeing, Republic Aviation Corporation, United States Air Force pilots arriving to take delivery of new F-84F Thunderstreak and RF-84F Thunderflash jet fighter planes to deliver to Air Force bases, Black Captain Charles Cooper and his pilots signing paperwork and pointing to route on map, Captain Cooper putting on gear and getting into plane which starts to taxi, New York City, Manhattan, Black furrier Charles Sorrells smoking cigarette and sketching design, fur designer, couturier, luxury custom furs, Sorrells drawing canvas pattern, Sorrell’s partner Michel showing him fur pelt, pelt being pinned into precise position, male specialist hand stitching pelt, female finishing artist placing silk lining inside pelt, Sorrells and Michel examining finished mink coat and giving to woman who carries it away, Rose Morgan's House of Beauty, Sorrells and Michel enjoying smoking cigarettes, Sorrells greeting guests Broadway actor and producer John Marion known as “Chesterfield Reporter” and Director of Parkview School of Charm Anne Prince, fur fashion show, Black female models modeling fur clothing for guests while Charles Sorrells stands nearby, Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park, New York Cricket League, Reporter Fred Samuels greeting cricketers of Monserrat and Trinidad, Black cricketers, Edmond Holder, cricket match

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