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- 1940s York City Film Collection DVD This DVD explores the life in York City, Greenwich Village and Coney Island in the 1930's and the 1940's. It also includes a fascinating documentary showing the ethnic diversity of NYC in 1940 as well as a spectacular tour of the NBC radio broadcasting facilities at Rockefeller Center and much more. Here are all the films that make up this historical collection: Boats (1938) Take a memorable sightseeing trip down the Hudson River from Albany to York City Producer: ERPI Classroom Films, Inc. Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 10:16 Amateur film: Chicago World's Fair York City Scenes (1933) This amateur film shows a variety of scenes from the Chicago World's Fair (Century of Progress Exhibition), shots of the York City skyline and dock area and scenes of Salt Lake City. Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Silent, Black White Run time: 12:48 For the Living (1949) This film, promoting the York City Housing Authority, starts off by showing all that is glorious about York City. It includes scenes of many famouos landmarks in the city and then it transitions into showing the slums of the sity. From there, it talks about how ghettos are caused by a variety of reasons and affect a variety of people and how the York City Housing Authority is taking steps to correct this problem by destroying ghetto buildings and building housing projects where families can live safely and happily. Producer: York City, Television Production Unit Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 21:09 Amateur film: Wathen collection: Greenwich Village, York Snowstorm, and Coney Island (1944) An exploration of Manhattan, Greenwich Village and Coney Island during the final days of World War II. Producer: Wathen (R.W.) Audio/Visual: Silent, Color Run time: 14:46 Behind Your Radio Dial: The Story of NBC (1947) Take a backstage tour of NBC's radio and television broadcasting facilities at the Rockefeller Center in York City. See how television and radio was produced in the days before computers and sophisticated equipment - where the talent of men and women alone made the shows a success. Producer: National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 24:04 17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making (1945) At a time when newspapers are struggling to keep circulation, this film is quite interesting. It shows a 17 day newspaper delivery strike in York City. The chief highlight of this film is that in spite of the radio delivering news, people still wanted their paper. The film shows the extremes that people would go through - including waiting in line several hours - just to buy a paper during this strike. Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Sound, Color Run time: 16:33 Around the World in York (1940) York City has always been ethnically diverse but not always ethnically integrated. This film will give you a tour of the various ethnic communities in York City/ It paints a fascinating picture of the diverse lifestyles and cultures that existed side by side in this bygone era. Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 13:01 Arteries of York City (1941) This film is about transportation in and around York City. It shows the challenges of planning and building the infrastructure of a vibrant, growing city. It includes scenes of a variety of transportation related items - including subway shots, ferry boats, tunnels, highways and of course the inevitable traffic jams and much more. Producer: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 9:26 Coney Island (1940 ) Take some time to relax and visit Coney Island and its amusements and rides in its heyday. Producer: Unknown Audio/Visual: Sound, Black White Run time: 9:19 Please visit Our About Me Page to Learn More about Us! This product is a DVD. It is region so it can play on DVD players anywhere in the world. All our DVDs are professionally produced and packaged in DVD cases. This allows you to easily store them with your DVD collection. Our DVDs are designed to play on all home DVD players and all computer DVD players. They are region free, NTSC productions. Please be aware that in many instances, the master films of these old films are not of the same quality as a modern mega-million dollar production and from time to time, you may notice small quality imperfections that you would not see in a modern production. 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Vintage 30's/40's New York City Greenwich Village Coney Island DVD - A11

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