This Amazing Vintage Silent Film From the 1920s Tells "The History of New York"

Created in the 1920s, this amazing vintage film tells the history New York City, showing buildings, streets, neighborhoods, and attractions all throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. As a silent film, there is a large chunk of written description first, then dozens of shots showing life in the City. The film was found and uploaded to YouTube by Dutch historian, photographer, and videographer Michael Rogge. Well worth the 6-minute watch, check it out!

via YouTube

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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