Monday, October 19, 2009

Panties with Pickles: Around the World in New York

This short travel promotional film Around the World in New York was produced in the early 1960's. In Around the World in New York, the City becomes more than Manhattan but a world of various cultures and traditions. Our tour begins in the Lower East Side in the street markets near the Puerto Rican barrios. Although baseball is the sport of choice for them, in the Italian neighborhoods where boccie ball is king. Great footage includes the St. Patrick's Day parade near St. Patrick's Cathedral and New Year's celebrations in Chinatown.
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