New York Calling, a Vintage Film Promoting Tourism in New York City Circa 1952

This amazing film is a full color, 22-minute tourist video showing television viewers in the 1950s what they could expect from a visit by train to New York City.

Educational public relations newsreel promoting New York City during the early 1950’s. This film shows the major highlights one might have seen on a visit to New York City. Of course, arrival and departure from the Big Apple was by steam and electric trains, several of which are seen in this film.

The 64-year-old film covers many of the same tourist spots people flock to today.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

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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