We have another clip from this World's Fair that features the Unisphere. https://youtu.be/qmoL1ntb94o
Great color; comprehensive footage of 1964-65 New York World's Fair here is a complete sequencing.
17:12:10:07 Large sign in arch "Peace Through Understanding" with palatial Chinese building in background.
17:12:26:06 Great shot of the Unisphere, world globe statue in fountain at New York World's Fair.
17:13:40:23 GM General Motors advertisement at the New York World's Fair.
17:13:43:00 GE General Electric neon sign.
17:13:45:09 Spinning duPont sign.
17:13:47:26 7-Up sign, lighted, at night.
17:13:51:23 VS packed parking lot at NY World's Fair filled with 1960s cars; crowds of people walking through parking lot to the fair.
17:14:13:24 Great CU sequence of license plates from various states and Canadian provinces: Ohio, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Texas, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Quebec, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Michigan.
17:14:27:15 Rotating Sinclair sign with green brontosaurus, camera pans out to Sinclair's world's fair service station; high-angle shot of Sinclair gas station with futuristic pumps in the shape of silver rockets that move in a circle to the car itself; Sinclair gas station attendant pumps gas into car, cleans windows, and checks oil under the hood.
17:15:48:25 Pan over sea of parked 1960s cars in New York World's Fair parking lot.
17:16:02:07 CU flat tire.
17:16:05:16 CU sign on telephone pole "Call Sinclair for quick service;" pan down to man on a Sinclair telephone beneath the sign.
17:16:31:00 Sinclair auto mechanic in all white outfit sits down to change tire on car with flat.
17:16:53:26 Crown of people wait to board Greyhound bus in parking lot of New York World's Fair; Greyhound Bus drives past camera.
17:17:05:09 Tracking shot down row of boats in the New York marina.
17:17:20:07 Great shot of hydrofoil boat the Albatross IV in New York marina.
17:17:34:03 VS floating Sinclair service station in New York Marina; boats pull up to floating station for gas.
17:18:51:21 CU fountain at New York World's Fair, camera pans up to the Unisphere globe statue.
17:19:08:09 Kodak exhibit with at the time the world's largest color photographic prints.
17:19:22:17 General Electric exhibit.
17:19:35:29 duPont exhibit.
17:19:45:00 Coca-Cola exhibit.
17:19:54:22 VS United States Pavilion with statue in front.
17:20:32:00 Helicopter lands atop roof of New York Port Authority building.
17:20:42:01 General Motors building.
17:20:49:07 Ford Motor Company exhibit building.
17:20:57:17 Chrysler exhibit, building in shape of gigantic 100 foot engine model.
17:21:05:11 VS of 1964 experimental turbine power car; audio track "possibly a car of the future".
17:21:26:04 VS Sinclair Dinoland exhibit; woman in green suit hands out coupons for one free gallon of gasoline at Sinclair stations; camera zooms in on sign "Free Gallon Sinclair Gasoline (One Coupon Per Family)"; VS giant dinosaur statues, T-Rex with moving jaw; CU T-Rex model opens and closes mouth; Stegosaurus; Ankylosaurus; Brontosaurus.
17:24:30:21 Cute little girl with mother watches through glass cover automated machine make Sinclair Dino souvenir; two halves of metal mold stamp out green brontosaurus, little shovel pushes finished toy into slot; CU little girl in World's Fair hat excitedly holds up green Sinclair Dino toy.
17:24:48:10 High-angle group of flags blowing in wind at New York World's Fair: US, Great Britain, Venezuela, Uruguay, Syria, flag of soviet country.
17:24:55:17 Pan down model of United States rockets.
17:25:08:20 VS fountains at the New York World's fair.
17:25:38:14 LS Unisphere lit at night filmed through a fountain shooting arches of water; Unisphere nicely lit at night.
This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives
Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor: Sinclair Refining Company
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0
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