New York City in the 1940s was buzzing with activity, with the population of Manhattan almost reaching 2 million inhabitants.
first shot is heading uptown on 8th Avenue. Madison Square Garden is on the left at 1:22, at 50th Street. 1:38 is 5th avenue, looking uptown, at 59th street. 4:55 seems to be a crosstown street, (which?) with many stooped apartment buildings, possibly midtown (Thx dvtvrich)
Video Restoration Process:
✔ FPS boosted to 60 frames per second
✔ Image resolution boosted up to HD
✔ Improved video sharpness and brightness
✔ Colorized only for the ambiance (not historically accurate)
✔added sound only for the ambiance
Please, be aware that colorization colors are not real and fake, colorization was made only for the ambiance and do not represent real historical data.
black and white Source video: Prelinger Archives
black and white Source video: https://archive.org/details/IA35000011001_201710
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