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Arts and Entertainment

Video: Greetings From Inside a Car in L.A. in 1978

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Climb aboard our online time machine (okay, fine, YouTube) for a fantastical voyage back to 1978.

A bit about the video: "Shot and edited on Super-8 film in 1978. The film was meant to be a portrait of Los Angeles by car." The filmmaker noted not too long ago in the comments that the movie--or rather, video--"has become a kind of documentary of a long gone LA - which wasn't the intention at the time - but I'm glad it works on that level."

Traffic, pollution, billboards, our gorgeous sunsets...we're all used to those things in 2012. See if you can pick out any familiar landmarks. Ready? Here we go: