Mid-century Philadelphia boosterism [video]

Here’s a peek at our fair city, glowingly reflected on by WPTZ some 60 years ago.

While the film is really dated, check out the fabulous color shots of the familiar sights like the Parkway, Mummery, and citizens chomping on street meats. Our baseball games, media power, movie palaces, and glowing signage are distinctly different today.

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