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Electro Lounge host and WJCT's resident pop culture junkie David Luckin is always on the lookout for interesting music, art and historical tidbits on the web. Check out some of his findings below on The Electro Blog.

See Rare Color Film Of New York City In 1939

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A just released, amazing film clip brings back to life the colorful life on the streets of New York City - from the summer of 1939, that's right you read right that's 1939.  The color footage, which comes from Romano-Archives and was recently released on the Web, is 74 years old.

YouTube describes the film: “New York City, summer 1939. Rarely seen recently surfaced amateur movie, filmed by a French tourist, Jean Vivier, in 16mm Kodachrome. Great conservation state and incredible quality!”
 

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New York City 1939
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New York City 1939

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New York City 1939

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New York City 1939

David Luckin joined WJCT as a development producer in 2000, bringing with him 19 years’ experience as a Jacksonville news photographer and a lifelong passion for music. The New York native hosted his first local music program at Gainesville’s NPR affiliate while earning his degree at the University of Florida.