Hollywood film magnate Carl Laemmle arriving in New York aboard ship Europa after announcing $1 million aid to unemployed
New York City USA Date:1931, September 10 Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Newsreel slate reads, "Film chieftain and founder of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle, increases budget by $1,000,000 to aid unemployed" during the Great Depression. Carl Laemmle Sr. with other people aboard the German Lloyd ship "Europa" returning from Europe and arriving in New York City. Carl Laemmle on a lounge chair on deck of the ship. Beside him is his Brother-in-law, Maurice Fleckles, (Fleckles was married to Carl Laemmle's sister-in-law). Next to Maurice Fleckles is Carl Laemmle's son, Julius, better known as Carl Laemmle Jr. The three men, Laemmle Sr., Maurice Fleckles, and Carl Laemmle Jr., get up from the lounge chairs and join passengers viewing the shore as the ship docks. Huge crowd gathered to greet Carl Laemmle and other passengers in New York. View of gangplanks extended from shore to ship for passengers to disembark. Passengers disembark from the Europa.
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