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Clip #: TFA-29O
Library: TFA Network
Filmmaker: Burton Holmes
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: World's Fair
1930s, 1933, Burton Holmes, The Fair At Night, fountains with backlighting, people strolling, fireworks, General Motors pavilion,
A Century of Progress International Exposition was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago, Illinois from 1933�1934 to celebrate Chicago's centennial. The theme of the fair was technological innovation. Its motto was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms" and its architectural symbol was the Sky Ride, a transporter bridge perpendicular to the shore on which one could ride from one end of the fair to the other.
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