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Cripple Creek Bar-Room Scene
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directed by James H. White, 1872-1944; produced by Thomas A. Edison (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1899), 1 min
Shows tap room of the 'Miners Arms,' stout lady at the bar, and three men playing stud horse. Old toper with a silk hat asleep by the stove. Rough miner enters, barmaid serves him with Red Eye Whiskey and he proceeds to clean out the place. Barmaid takes a hand with a siphon of vichy, and bounces the intruder, wit...
directed by James H. White, 1872-1944; produced by Thomas A. Edison (Jersey City, NJ: Thomas A. Edison, 1899), 1 min
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The Esquimaux Village
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produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1901, originally published 1901), 1 min
The first of three camera positions shows a low building resembling an igloo beside a small pool, and an ice floe. Dark-complexioned people dressed as Eskimos run up and down alongside the pool, and a dog pulls a sled. Next, some sled dogs are led in front of the camera. The last camera position shows the same dog...
produced by Thomas A. Edison (District of Columbia: Thomas A. Edison, 1901, originally published 1901), 1 min
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New York at the Turn of the Century, Sleighing Scene
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A view taken on the West Side Drive in Central Park. Shows a continuous stream of handsome rigs and turnouts passing in both directions. Pedestrians watch the gay carnival.
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New York at the Turn of the Century, What Happened on 23rd Street
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A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street traffic, the actors, a man in summer attire and a woman in an ankle-length dress, walk toward the camera. As they cross a grate on the sidewalk they pause, and the escaping air blow...
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New York at the Turn of the Century, Move On
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Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have gathered to sell their goods. In the foreground are fruit and vegetable carts. An elevated railroad track crosses over the street in the background. As the film progresses, two policemen can be seen heading up the stree...
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New York at the Turn of the Century, New York Harbor Police Boat Patrol
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This was probably filmed in the southern part of the Upper New York Bay looking towards the Narrows, with Fort Lafayette partly visible in the far background. The subject is a simulated capture by the police gunboat "Patrol" of three "pirates" in a rowboat. Puffs of smoke appear as the gunboat fires several rounds...
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New York at the Turn of the Century, Skyscrapers of NYC from the North River
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Filmed from a moving boat, the film depicts the Hudson River (i.e., North River) shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan beginning around Fulton Street and extending to Castle Garden and Battery Park. It begins at one of the American Line piers (Pier 14 or 15, opposite Fulton Street) where an American Line stea...
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New York at the Turn of the Century, White Wings on Review
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Filmed on an unidentified street in New York City, probably Fifth Avenue. Rows of men wearing the white uniforms of New York City street sweepers (known as White Wings) march by the camera. Each row has a police escort. The parade of uniformed men continues until several hundred pass. Immediately following the mar...
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William McKinley, Esquimaux Village
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The first of three camera positions shows a low building resembling an igloo beside a small pool, and an ice floe. Dark-complexioned people dressed as Eskimos run up and down alongside the pool, and a dog pulls a sled. Next, some sled dogs are led in front of the camera. The last camera position shows the same dog...
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William McKinley, Funeral Leaving the President's House
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In this picture we show a most perfect view of the front entrance of the McKinley home in the background. The hearse which is to bear the President's body to its last resting place drives into view. President Roosevelt's Cabinet forms in line on either side of the walk. The Admirals of the Navy and the Generals of...
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