New York street scenes and noises--outtakes. Noise abatement.
Fox Movietone News Story 4-400
NYC Street Scenes and Noises.
Noise abatement tests in downtown New York City. A technician from the Noise Abatement Commission reports on the problem of noise pollution in the city and measures sound levels. He explains, "The noise in Times Square deprives us of 42% of our hearing." Various shots of New York City street life, signage, crowds, traffic, and marquees (including the Strand Theater, the Sacred Flame, radio shops, and a sign for Coca-Cola).
Noise Abatement Commission
New York (N.Y.)--Description and travel.
Times Square (New York, N.Y.)--History--20th century.
Marquees--New York (State)--New York.
Signs and signboards--New York (State)--New York.
Stores, Retail--New York (State)--New York.
New York (N.Y.)
Filmed in 1929.
Fox News (Production unit). U. K. Whipple (Camera operator). Rickman (Sound). 47 (Production unit).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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