• Short Summary

    American census workers begin their huge task of counting America's millions.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Taking the Count in United States

    USA: New York:
    4 shots of knockers & bells..on doors.
    Semi view enumerator at desk looking at census book.
    CU identification card 'Miss Enumerator'.
    Gen. view, side view of classroom of enumerators receiving instructions.
    CU man-type.
    CU woman type.
    CU man type.
    CU woman-enumerator asking question 'How should we enumerate persons living in trailer-camp?'

    CU instructor replies 'Persons in trailer camps, tourist homes, hotels and missions will be enumerated on one specified night'
    Gen. view man says' I have a nudist colony in our district'.
    Gen. view group of enumerators leaving.
    Gen. view Bowery.
    Gen. view down shot apartment house.
    Semi view girl enumerator up to door.
    Semi view man from basement up steps.
    CU girl at home.
    Semi view wife letting Census girl in.
    Gen. view Chinatown street.
    Gen. view Chinatown street & enumerator into house.
    Gen. view intr. Chinese girl lets Chinese enumerator in door.

    Sound Effects...of Chinese enumerator talking in chinese & girl replies 'Oh, you're the Census man, come in'.

    United States of America
    Background: American census workers begin their huge task of counting America's millions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48DS211YPYKSNNHSRMZN8FXA8
    Media URN:
    VLVA48DS211YPYKSNNHSRMZN8FXA8
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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