[VIDEO] Take a Drive Through 1945 Midtown Manhattan in This Colorized Vintage Video

A time travel in beautiful New York 1945, we can clearly see what is happening in broad daylight, The right turn at 0:41 is onto 8th Avenue, traveling south. The turn appears to be around 50th Street. The Squire Theater, first visible in the distance on the right at about 1:20, was between 43rd and 44th. The Times Theater, visible at about 2:30, was showing The Princess And The Pirate, with Bob Hope and Virginia Mayo, which was released in November 1944. The Arena Theater, on the next block at 2:45, was on 41st Street. The film ends at 31st Street.

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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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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