Manhattan Medley (1931)

Fox Movietone News
Directed by:
 Bonney Powell

Synopsis: A fascinating time capsule of footage taken all around New York City by Fox Newsreel cameraman Bonney Powell.

Reality Cats: The film covers a day in New York City and begins in the morning where the still somewhat empty streets are shown. A black and white cat stands on the sidewalk.

Manhattan Medley - gray and white cat standing on sidewalk

Manhattan Medley - gray and white cat standing on sidewalk

Another cat can be spotted right after this, sitting outside a building as a man presumably leaves for work.

Manhattan Medley - cat sitting on front step of New York apartment building

Manhattan Medley - cat sitting on front step of New York apartment building

Final Mewsings: When the city wakes up, Manhattan cats are ready for bed.


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