Film Footage of New York City in 1939

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Here’s a short color film of New York city taken in 1939.  What’s interesting is how much it looks like today, though the city wasn’t as "tall".  Everyone was also more dressed up.  A lot of people wore hats in those days. 

Enjoy!

Mama Lisa

Hattip: Kotke
Photo: Wikipedia

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