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History of Philadelphia Suburb: Levittown on Vintage Film

2008-08-05 762 Dailymotion

Our Home Town: Levittown, Pennsylvania, a film produced by Ford Motor Company, features Levittown, a middle class community built by William Levitt & Sons, as a nice little suburb. Promoting its earthmoving equipment division, this film shows how Ford's machines helped in the construction of Levittown, including many shots of homes and other buildings in various stages of construction. It's also an example of planned communities, suburban sprawl, and urban decay.