The Veldt – 1970’s

The Hadley family lives in an automated house called “The Happylife Home,” filled with machines that do every task. The

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Coney Island, USA – 1952

Coney Island, USA – 1952             Please support Weirdo Video Saw the movie – Now

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3rd Ave. El – 1950’s

What is a 3rd Ave. El? It’s the elevated train that used to run up and down Manhattan until the

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Cab Calloway: Minnie Moocher – 1950’s

Performing his signature number, Cab Calloway sings Minnie the Moocher in this performance from the 1950’s. As ever he adds

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How to Live in a City – 1964

Have you ever wondered what makes some cities better than others? In public access television pioneer George C. Stoney’s ‘How

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Time For Coffee – 1940’s

Time For Coffee – 1940’s               Saw the movie – Now try the mug!

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Animation: What Makes Us Tick – 1952

An animated, idealized illustration of how the stock market works, produced lovingly by the New York Stock Exchange in 1952.

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Bela Lam & Family: Poor Little Benny – 1920’s

Virginia native Zanddervon Beliah Lamb, renamed Bela Lam by Okeh Records, performs the song Poor Little Benny with wife Rose

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Greenwich Village Sunday – 1960

Take a stroll through the streets, parks and neighborhoods that make up Greenwich Village. Before Washington Square became the NYU

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Newsreel: Anti-War March – 1967

In this clip from 1967, newsreel presenter Ed Herlihy narrates  the anti-Vietnam War marches which took place in New York

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Rosalie Allen: Chime Bells – 1940’s

Who doesn’t love a great yodeler? It’s Rosalie Allen, who taught herself to play music as a child in Pennsylvania

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