"New York's Great Reception to Allied Airmen" [Run Time 0:48]

Titled "New York's great reception to Italian airmen! General Balbo and his colleagues drive in triumph along Lower Broadway to New York City Hall."  General Balbo and his crews receive a tickertape parade on Lower Broadway for their Atlantic crossing in a formation of S.55A flying boats. The crowd shouts in Italian and some give Fascist salutes to Balbo and a colleague in the back of an open car.

Caption:
Balbo 1933
Type: Newsreel
Image Date: July 31, 1933
Image Taken: New York City, New York, United States
Credit: WPA Film Library
Origin: British Pathé
 
Balbo 1933