The Shoemaker

Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank’s amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.

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  • Jim M

    From an era before we a throw away society, this films shows a slower, simpler, more independent life. It’s about a 91 year old man an a slowly dying trade. Have things gotten better?