Would you like to see film of the city of Detroit as it was when your ancestors lived there? Or perhaps as it was when you were a child? Lost Landscapes of Detroit, a show of public domain footage showing the grand landscapes of Detroit in its heyday, screened two weeks ago to a standing-room-only and vocal audience of Detroiters. It's now online for free downloading.
The compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) can be found on the Wayback Machine at http://www.archive.org/details/LostLandscapesOfDetroit2010 or click on the icon in the center of the image below.
This is a long video at more than one hour with a lot of home movies in it. Check out the actions of the motorcycle cop!