Empire, the 8 hour Warhol film, turns 50!

Do you remember that film that shows the Empire State Building and…well nothing else? Well this insatiably long film turned 50 this past week (July 25, 1964).

People have tried to watch it. They would watch the beginning, then leave, and then come back and keep watching it until the end.

But if you see the whole film, you will find so many secrets like Andy Warhol’s reflection (the camera is pointed at the building from behind a window) and you’ll realize the ability to track time using the Met Life Tower.

Here’s a sample of it:

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