Queens Museum | New York City Building
Join us for a free special World’s Fair anniversary event featuring rare (and some never before seen) films and photographs presented by two of the leading World’s Fair authorities:
Alfred Fisher and Bill Cotter will discuss the legacy of both the 1939 and 1964 fairs, show photographs and videos, and have an extensive Q&A with the audience.
Emmy winning television producer-director, former head of television and films for the 1964 New York World’s Fair, co-producer of the NBC Opening Night Special in 1964 … the ABC Opening Night Special in 1965 … the 20-episode Official Radio Series for the 1964- 1965 Fair … “Lucy Day” at the 1964 Fair and more.
World’s Fairs scholar and celebrated author of numerous books on Fairs and Expositions. His vast, one-of-a-kind collection of vintage photographs from both the 1939 and 1964 New York World’s Fairs has been featured in books, magazines, documentaries and on websites.