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The City - A Portrait Of America 1930's-1940's Selected Scenes In HD
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keywords: Heavy Industry, Steel Mill Town, 1930's New York City, Heavy Industrial Air Pollution, New York City High-Rise, New York Diner Serving Breakfast, NYC Traffic Congestion, NYPD Traffic Cop, Car Falling Over Cliff
Synopsis: Harsh living conditions in a 1930's heavy-industry steel mill town with it thick air pollution, dilapidated housing conditions contrasted with urban life in 1930's New York City with its overcrowding, traffic congestion, high-rise buildings and more...(read more)
- Date: 1930's-1940's
- Duration: 00:13:15
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: Steel Mill Town, New York City
The City - A Portrait Of America: 1930's-1940's Selected Scenes In HD Reel-2
Family life in 1939 in a steel mill town. Scenes of a steel mill and industrial pollution of the air as factory smokestacks spew and belch smoke and pollutants into the atmosphere that envelops the surrounding neighborhood. Shows the run down, dilapidated row housing of the blue-collar workers, their wives, and children. Numerous scenes of children playing on the board walkways connecting the houses and on the nearby railroad tracks.
Shows little boy going to an outhouse (type of toilet structure) as a woman hangs out clothes on a clothes line to dry. Man fills bucket with water at hand pump. Man washes face and hands using a wash basin or wash bowl. Woman adds coal to cooking stove. Shows smoke coming from home chimney. Shows smoke from train and other sources.
Scenes and charter of the film changes to the overcrowding, the inhuman pace, the lack of space and noise pollution for big city dwellers, in this case New York City in the late 1930's. Crowded sidewalks, traffic congestion, high rise buildings, white collar workers, and the hustle and bustle of New York City. People on the move, women typing letters, high rise apartment buildings, sign reads “Danger Congested Area”, pedestrian injured, kids hanging on back of moving truck, children playing in the alleys and streets, a Queens taxi backs into parked vehicle knocking bumper off, boy hits ball with bat, ball breaks window.
The City - A Portrait Of America: 1930's-1940's Selected Scenes In HD Reel-3
Scenes of New York City emphasizing a rushing inhuman pace of life, overcrowding, the lack of space and noise pollution for big city dwellers, in this case New York City in 1939. People eating food at sidewalk hot dog joint or food vendor stand, people eating at a fast food restaurant with waitresses shouting orders, food being prepared in a hurry, people eating fast, as scenes are rapidly repeated.
Scenes of business people and pedestrians. Street scenes in New York City. Pedestrians dodging automobiles jaywalking to cross street. Low aerial view of traffic congestion, close-up view of taxi meter running, traffic not moving, major traffic jam, man exits taxi cab to walk. Crowds of people moving forward in a rush, policeman directing traffic and pedestrians as signal arms change from stop to go. Congested street with people and vehicles changes to a deserted street scene with peace and quite, then back to scenes of automobiles or heavy traffic on a major street or highway, traffic jam as highway becomes a parking lot.
Scenes of automobile accident and wrecked vehicle. Family at fast food joint. A stuck vehicle horn adds to the turmoil as driver frantically tries to stop horn from blowing. Scenes speed up depicting rush and creating more noise pollution and increased anxiety. Speeding automobile runs off road and tumbles down hillside to bottom of canyon. Car breaks apart as it rolls and tumbles down mountain. Car wreck with no survivors.