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Spike Lee thanks Tina Sinatra for letting him use her father’s famous recording of Kander and Ebb’s “New York, New York” for his wonderful short film. You will cry and applaud at the end of it.

There are so many great Spike Lee moments in film, like the whole dancing scene in “Blackkklansman” or the crack house in “Jungle Fever” set to Stevie Wonder’s “Living in the City.” In this video, at about 1:50, a basketball hoop turns into the clock over the information booth in Grand Central. That’s when this film reminded me of Pennebaker’s “Daybreak Express.” It’s magical.

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