Budget Films

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La Guardia Reads the Funnies

During the most-remembered moment of his term as mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia reads and describes a Dick Tracy comic strip for listeners on the radio. MSs and CUs show La Guardia holding a newspaper and speaking into a WNYC microphone.

IdentifierCLIP-19112
Duration1 min, 6 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1945
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