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Like the previously posted Chicago, the Beautiful from 1948, another vintage film — providing a snapshot of a now-historic Chicago era — has been recently discovered.

The story behind the ca. 1940 film (via DNAinfo Chicago) is here, and the complete 32-minute film can be viewed (via vimeo) here.

Enjoy!

Read more: A 1940s view of Chicago, “the most American of American cities”