• Short Summary

    Good shots of the trading pit in New York Cotton Exchange.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Wild Trading Marks Cotton Exchange After Report On Crop" (T/C obscures company name)
    "Editor's Note: These are the first sound pictures ever made of the New York Cotton Exchange in action. Millions of dollars worth of shipments hang on the speed and accuracy of brokers on the floor, and in the pit. President Weld explains trading operations."

    New York, United States of America.

    President of the New York Cotton Exchange market explains who the market works.

    Intertitle reads: "Gongs give the start and stop signals for trading."

    Views of the trading pit as trading starts. Good shots of frenetic trading. Prices are marked up on a board. Top view of the trading pit. (These shots could equally well by used for a stock exchange or commodities market). CU man making deals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:07:10:00
    UN 69 K

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