NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell

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NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell
Directed by Henry Corra
Produced by Nanette Burstein
Written by Nanette Burstein
Jonathan Mahler
Starring Geraldo Rivera
Hilly Kristal
Frankie Knuckles
Sal Abbatiello
Grandmaster Caz
Afrika Bambaataa
DJ Disco Wiz
DJ Hollywood
Annie Sprinkle
Ed Koch
KRS-One
Distributed by VH1
Release dates
2007
New York City subways were covered with graffiti until the concerted cleanup initiatives and broken windows enforcement of the 1980's.[1]
Ed Koch won the 1977 New York City mayoral election at one of the lowest points in the city's history.

NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell is a 2007 documentary directed by Henry Corra that originally aired on VH1.[2][3][4]

Overview[edit]

A reminiscence on life in New York City during the year 1977. It chronicles the decay of a city plagued by economic decline, rampant crime, the Son of Sam killings, and the July 13-14 blackout.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dimitri Ehrlich; Gregor Ehrlich (3 July 2007). "Graffiti in Its Own Words". Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ "VH1 Rock Docs". VH1. 
  4. ^ Dunbar, Alex (February 9, 2011). "NY77: THE COOLEST YEAR IN HELL". Vice. 

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