Reenactment of speakeasy days on West 52nd street in New York. Views of 21Club;Leon & Eddie; Casino de Luxe; Tony's
New York City USA Date:1934 Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Post prohibition reenactment of speakeasy days. Well-dressed patrons arriving at the 21 Club (21 West 52nd Street) in Manhattan, New York City. Employee at barred door, talks to a man outside, who is a Federal agent and presents a search warrant. Man inside reaches hidden button to alert others that Federal agents are here. Several Federal agents force their way in and search the basement for illegal liquor. Wealthy patrons continue to enter and leave the 21 Club. Further down the street, at number 35 West 52nd, a Trumpet player and guitarist perform on the sidewalk under an awning reading: 'Casino De Luxe 35'. Patrons are seen entering and leaving number 33 West 52nd Street, Letters on awning read 'Leon & Eddie'. Automobiles parked along street. Sign on building reads 'Tony's'. Another awning sign reads: Casino de Luxe.
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