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Vintage Philadelphia Life and Times Film Library

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This DVD contains a variety of 30's to 50's films about various neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia, PA. It is a great testiment to the hustle and bustle around this important city during this 20 year time span and shows many classic landmarks as well as the lives and interactions of the people who populated Philadelphia during this period of time.

Here are all the films that make up this historical collection:

It Happened in Mayfair (1937)


This depression era advertising film promotes the Mayfair Theatre and has great shots of the people, businesses and landmark areas of Northeast Philadelphia during this time period.

Producer: Cooper (Edwin) Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 17:09

It Happened in Norristown (1937)


This depression era advertising film promotes Norristown - a town outside Philadelphia. It has great shots of the people, businesses and landmark areas.

Producer: Cooper (Edwin) Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 37:53

Our Home Town: Doylestown, PA. (1954)


This advertising film promotes Doylestown - a town outside Philadelphia. It has great shots of the people, businesses and landmark areas.

Producer: Shad E. Graham
Production Company: Shad E. Graham Productions.
Audio/Visual: sound, Black & White
Run time: 15:35

Our Home Town: Levittown, Pa. (1954)


This advertising film promotes Levittown - a town outside Philadelphia. It has great shots of the people, businesses and landmark areas.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 21:45

Miracle on the Delaware (ca. 1955)


Fifties fiew of like in Philadelphia and its surrounding towns. It offers great examples of downtown Philadelphia scenes, various neighborhoods, the Mummers parafe, Levittown and much more.

Producer: WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 9:31

A Place to Live (ca. 1948)


Shows a slum being cleared in Philadelphia to make way for new public housing.

Producer: Documentary Film Productions, Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White

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