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Narrator: Jean Shepherd.
Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky.
Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills.
Producer: Wilensky (Stewart)
Creative Commons license: Public Domain
This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Greenwich Village is mostly a state of mind. The village is an island of color and calm lying somewhere between Wall Street and Union Square. Age doesn’t matter here because most who live here wonder and search. Some are poets some prognosticators, but in the village everybody’s young inside.

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Greenwich Village – Sunday in the early 1960s (VIDEO)
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