1949 Flashback: Mighty Manhattan

Via Big Appled:

If you’ve ever wished you can go back in time to the New York City of 1949, today’s your lucky day. Mighty Manhattan, New York’s Wonder City is an outstanding 15 minute tour of Manhattan, filmed entirely in technicolor. The amazing flashback film visits many of the neighborhoods and landmarks of Manhattan, and it also occasionally includes a history lesson on the various sights and sounds of that wonderful NYC. The neighborhoods visited include the Bowery, Chinatown, Herald Square, and Times Square. Some of the architectural highlights are the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library, the Central Park Zoo, and the Rockefeller Center.