California 1952, Sunset Blvd: Hollywood to Sunset Strip in color [60fps,Remastered] w/added sound

a time travel Trip Sunset Boulevard from Hollywood to the mid-Sunset Strip in California in 1952, we can clearly see what is happening in broad daylight,

Video Restoration Process:
✔ FPS boosted to 60 frames per second
✔ Image resolution boosted up to HD
✔ Improved video sharpness and brightness
✔ Colorized only for the ambiance (not historically accurate)
✔sound design added only for the ambiance

Please, be aware that colorization colors are not real and fake, colorization was made only for the ambiance and do not represent real historical data.

Great thanks to Rick Prelinger for share the amazing black and white Video Source

B&W Video Source from: Rick Prelinger on
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  1. Was a very nice looking city back then. I've looked at the comparisons to today, and this stretch, though not a slum, looks like a dump today, in comparison.

  2. I had a 1952 Oldsmobile rocket 88 back in the 70s… I bought it for 150$…Front and back seat were basically sofas…It handled like driving a boat on the road…You could pack a lot friends inside to go watch a drive in movie, fun times….

  3. A 1949 or so Studebaker Champion @ 2:58. My parents
    owned one like this painted in a dark brown color.
    Me…Long Beach 1954. A back view of the "Stude"
    @9:44. Look at how clean and fresh the City appears.

  4. I think the videos are fantastic. The audio tracks not so much. Overuse of the same car horn over and over makes for the impression that everyone was just so road-ragey back then.

  5. Какие идеальные дороги. Мне 2022 году и не снились. В моём мухосранске ощущение как будто целенаправленно артиллерией мутузили. Ямы, коллеи… А тут 1952 год и всё идеально

  6. I lived at 4047 Sunset Drive. Moved out in the sixties when my dad said the hippies are moving in. My dad bought the house before WW2 and got drafted when he had my older brother. My mom swears that in 42 she saw a Japanese Zero fly over the top of house. House is still there and I visited a couple of years ago. Its worth a million now, Dad paid 2500 bucks!

  7. On the left, you see Hollywood High, then Crossroads of the World. These cars are westbound. And at the end, you see Ciro's, which is now the famous Comedy Store. I grew up around there, during its good times in the 60s and bad times in the 70s and 80s. I haven't been their in years. Hollywood is still Hollyweird to me. BTW, I'd do without the fake horns.

  8. In cars, bigger wasn’t better, bigger ruled the road before better was invented. Like all the bicycles disappeared for safety reasons or got cut down in population riding bicycles when you could buy a car like that for 2500 bucks.

  9. Whats wild is we look at this thru the perspective of it having a vintage look cuz the camera quality but back then besides the difference in aesthetics and technology, the world looked the same visually. And the way we look back with that vintage aesthetic wont happen nowadays because the gens now will grow up with pretty much the same camera quality as they did as a kid so pics of them as a kid will look no diffrent than pics from them when older… lifes a trip

  10. It amazes me watching this. I’m from Yorkshire, in the UK…in 1952 I was just 3 years old, and our milkman delivered with a horse and cart. There were very few cars like these here back then, only the wealthy people owned them. America was so much further advanced with their automobiles.

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