Check Out This 1960s Documentary About Riding The Staten Island Ferry

The World for a Nickel is an incredible vintage film from the 1960s that documents a picturesque ride on the Staten Island Ferry. It was uploaded to YouTube by Ella’s Archives, a channel dedicated to digitizing old films, newsreels and archive footage spanning the 20th century.

A ride on New York City’s Staten Island ferry in the early 1960’s.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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