As construction of the GE Building, centrepiece of New York's Rockerfeller Centre, neared completion in the autumn of 1932, a black and white photograph was taken on the 69th floor. Men At Lunch reveals the human story behind one of the most iconic images of the 20th century - Lunch Atop A Skyscraper.
This remarkable new documentary explores the story behind one of the most iconic images of the twentieth century: the 1932 photograph of workmen taking their lunch while perched on a girder high above New York City.
Narrated by Fionnula Flanagan, Men at Lunch reveals the remarkable untold story behind one of the most iconic images of the 20th century, Lunch atop a Skyscraper, taken on the 69th floor of the Rockefeller Building in the autumn of 1932. Part homage, part investigation, Men at Lunch is the revealing tale of an American icon, an unprecedented race to the sky and the immigrant workers who built New York.