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ITN Roving Report: Convention City

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Report from the USA on Atlantic City, New Jersey and the preparations for the forthcoming Democratic Convention which is an important event for the City.

'Roving Reports' was a series of documentary reports produced by ITN News from around the world, broadcast between 1957 and 1964. Black and White B/W material.

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Reporter Peter Woods to camera as walking along boardwalk SOT

Sea front large hotel buildings with beach and Steeplechase Pier in foreground
Beach with people sunbathing and paddling in the sea
Peopl...

Reporter Peter Woods to camera as walking along boardwalk SOT

Sea front large hotel buildings with beach and Steeplechase Pier in foreground
Beach with people sunbathing and paddling in the sea
People along the 8 mile long Boardwalk in front of hotels
Large and smaller hotels
Motels around Atlantic City

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White couple sitting at table as black waiter taking their order
White family sitting at table with badly behaved young boy as black waiter trying to give him food

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People walking along the wi...

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White couple sitting at table as black waiter taking their order
White family sitting at table with badly behaved young boy as black waiter trying to give him food

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People walking along the wide Boardwalk with Steel Pier in background
Dixie Blandy (Pole sitter) on top of flag pole on the pier (not clearly seen) as trying to break the World record
Sign "Dixie Blandy World Champion Flag Pole Sitter"
Blandy just visible sitting on flag pole
Steel Pier circus at the end of the pier with camel in the ring
Seated spectators
Camel performing controlled by handler
Audience clapping

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Diving platform and pool to be used by Marion hackney and her diving horse
Horse led to platform lift to travel to top of diving board
Spectators watching
Hackney climbing ladder
Spectators wtahcing
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Diving platform and pool to be used by Marion hackney and her diving horse
Horse led to platform lift to travel to top of diving board
Spectators watching
Hackney climbing ladder
Spectators wtahcing
Horse rising in lift
Spectators watching
Horse arriving at top of platform
Spectators watching
Hackney climbing on its back
Hackney and horse diving into pool from high diving board after long wait
Hackney riding horse from pool
Audience clapping

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Neon sign for the Club Harlem
Poster for 'Chris Columbo Combo'
Well dressed people going into club
People walking over carpet with 'Club Harlem' woven into it...

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Neon sign for the Club Harlem
Poster for 'Chris Columbo Combo'
Well dressed people going into club
People walking over carpet with 'Club Harlem' woven into it

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View through windscreen as along busy main street through Atlantic City
Circular building with pillars in middle of road with banners reading 'Greetings' and 'Welcome Mr President'
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View through windscreen as along busy main street through Atlantic City
Circular building with pillars in middle of road with banners reading 'Greetings' and 'Welcome Mr President'
Sign 'Atlantic City Welcomes Democratic National Convention'

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Joseph Altman (Atlantic City Mayor) interview SOT
- Comments on the factors leading to Atlantic City being chosen to host the Democratic Convention / talks about all the costs involved / City itself will not make money but the hotels, casinos and clubs will / security and demonstrators are the main threats / talks about the kind of people such as prostitutes and pickpockets who follow all conventions and cause problems / he is not a Democrat but a good Republican

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Air views (aerials) the Convention Hall
Entrance to the Convention Hall

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Covention hall being prepared for the Democratic National Convention
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Air views (aerials) the Convention Hall
Entrance to the Convention Hall

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Covention hall being prepared for the Democratic National Convention
Workmen preparing the hall and putting things in place
Small scooter used by workman to get around as area is so large Media section under construction for ABC, CBS and NBC

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Scooters being used by broadcasting technicians
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Scooters being used by broadcasting technicians
Radio booths lining the hall
Television cameras
Technicians working on the equipment
Coils of cable and wiring for the telephones
Cables running through building
Engineers putting the cables in place and electricians working on wiring
Technicians at banks of equipment and monitors

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Receiver dishes being put in place on top of building to pick up signals from mobile cameras
View across rooftops of Atlantic City to the beaches and sea

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Mel Dodson (Atlantic City Publicity O...

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Receiver dishes being put in place on top of building to pick up signals from mobile cameras
View across rooftops of Atlantic City to the beaches and sea

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Mel Dodson (Atlantic City Publicity Officer) interview SOT
- Explains how a political event is different from show type of events such as the Miss America Pageant / explains why Atlantic City is suitable for the Covention / important for the City that the Democrats are now coming for their Convention

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View through window of vehicle as along street with shops, parked cars and people walking along pavement

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Photographs advertising a concert by The Beatles and offering a free ticket

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Photographs advertising a concert by The Beatles and offering a free ticket

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Reporter Peter Woods to camera SOT

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