Scenes shot on a Wednesday afternoon in the South Bronx, New York City. View from car driving slowly uphill on Eagle Avenue heading towards 149th Street in the South Bronx, New York City. Among cars parked at the left side of a one-way street, is a 1957 Chevy that has been stripped of its tires and wheels. Apartment buildings line the street. Residents are out and about walking on the sidewalks. One man has the hood up on his big-fin 1960 Plymouth Fury automobile. Closeups as the camera car drives past some residents. Closed business establishments have heavy steel gates locked across their doors and windows. A sign advertising Ballantine beer is mounted on a building. Below it someone has painted message with partial words:"...Jtch Unknown Sinners." Small glass blocks have been broken out of an adjoining building. Camera pans down an apartment building on Crimmins Avenue, following path of external fire escape ladders. A number of people are gathered socially on the apartment house steps. A group of mixed age men play a game of stick ball in the street. A car turns into the street hugging the left side of the road to avoid interfering with the ballgame. Closeups of some players, as one (unseen) is recorded speaking about the game. (The narrator notes that this is filmed on a Wednesday afternoon in the middle of a "work week.") Camera pans people "hanging out," in the vicinity. Two men walk along the edge of an apartment building roof. A dog walks past a man tearing up a cardboard box. Men seated alone, on a fire escape; on a park bench; in a doorway; and on a box in front of a store. Boys playing frisbee and two with baseball gloves, playing catch. Police cars: one parked at a curb and one driving along the street. A young man wearing a sweatshirt with "Latin Crowns" written on it, goes into a building. Outside another, in similar sweatshirt, does pullups on a bar at the bottom of a fire escape. A boy swings on the bar. Several youths start fighting and an older one steps in to break it up. A boy huffing drugs or chemicals from a paper bag.
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