Night scene as communist pickets clash with US war veterans and mounted police outside a cinema showing "Iron Curtain" in Time Square, New York.
New York City, United States of America / USA
MS Mob scenes at night outside the "Roxy Cinema" in Time Square where the film "Iron Curtain" is being shown. US veterans clash with Communist pickets with mounted police trying to control the crowds. (8 shots).LS Good shot of a main New York thoroughfare at night showing illuminations and neon signs (Times Square). (2 shots).LS Night scene outside the Hotel Taft. LS and MS Picket moving up in front of a cinema showing "Anna Karenina" starring Vivien Leigh. MS General view of disturbances between police and demonstrators in entrance to the cinema. (2 shots). LS Times Square jammed with onlookers. MS Crowds milling around in the foyer. LS Times Square with mobs clapping and banners flying. (2 shots). MS War veterans with placards. LS and CU Fighting and shoving breaks out in the crowd. (2 shots). CU Mounted policeman drives crowd back.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork, reads: 18/5/48.