Category Archives: Nostagia

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Speech

James Stewart gives a passionate speech on the floor of the United States Congress condemning the corruption and greed that pervades the American political system.

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New York City back in the 70’s and 80’s

—To the 70s, and 80’s too. You didn’t love it for the drugs, or the violence, or its bad conditions. You loved it because it was real. You could smell it, taste it, live it. Maybe you were young back then, your 20s probably—when everybody seemed to live here—and just about anyone could find a…

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This Is New York, 1950

A tour of New York in 1950. To purchase a clean DVD or digital download of this film for personal home use or educational use contact us at questions@archivefarms.com. To license footage from this film for commercial use visit: www.travelfilmarchive.com ROBOT GENERATED TEXT: this is New York the world’s largest city the heart of financial…

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Zahn’s Antique Air Show, Amityville NY (Long Island) 1963

Still more of dad’s 8mm home movies. He was an aviation enthusiast, and if you are too, check this channel for more old films…

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Super 8mm – Navy Blue Angels F-4 Phantoms 1970 Suffolk County AFB LI New York

Vintage 1970 Super 8mm film of F-4J Phantom II’s at Suffolk County AFB Long Island New York. Back then they would fly directly over the viewing crowd. I believe those are KC-97 Stratotankers on the ground. The airport is now named Francis S. Gabreski Airport located near Westhampton NY.

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A Slice of Long Island history, part 1

Long Island New York America’s fastest-growing community home place of business playground for the millions who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties but Long Island wasn’t always like this not many years ago it was a quiet semi rural community just a place where things were going to happen and this is our story maybe…

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8mm Long Island Footage

Edited by Eric, utilizing a variety of movie scores.

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Mid Island Plaza, Long Island, NY (1962)

A silent promotional film about a new shopping center in Long Island, New York in the late 1950s. To purchase a clean DVD of this film for personal home use or educational use contact us at questions@archivefarms.com. To license footage from this film for commercial use visit: www.travelfilmarchive.com

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Old Super 8mm Long Island Footage

Although the video says 1930’s-1940’s, it’s more like 1940’s to 1950’s. Original source is an old VHS tape, not sure who owns the negative or print that this came from.

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Super 8mm film 1970’s Long Island N.Y.

Early childhood memories playing sports at our neighbors house on Long Island in early 1970’s. Recently found old super8mm and B&W negatives set to the NFL theme music used at the time on NBC Sunday Football Show.

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Hula Hooping on the Beach – Long Island NY ~1960

HULA HOOPING ON THE BEACH – LONG ISLAND NY ~1960 Friends and family- This home movie from about 1960 shows friends of my Uncle William “Buddy” Whitman, Jr. having fun on a Long Island NY beach. The movie was filmed by my uncle, William “Buddy” Whitman, Jr. He lived in Stuyvesant Town on the east…

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77 WABC Cousin Brucie (((STEREO)))

Cousin Brucie Simulated AM Stereo 1960 something

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