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Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show - Edison 1902

Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Sh...

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Added 9 days ago | 00:02:21 | 125 views

Summary From Edison films catalog Here we present a sidesplitter Uncle Josh occupies a box at a vaudeville theatre and a moving picture show is going on First there appears upon the screen a dancer Uncle Josh jumps to the stage and ende...

Edison - Buster's Dog to the Rescue - 1904

Edison - Buster's Dog to the Rescue...

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Added 1 month ago | 00:02:23 | 331 views

Shows a kitchen and Bridget busy making crullers Buster enters and begs Bridget to give him one Bridget refuses and places all the crullers in a basket on the top pantry shelf She warns Buster not to touch them and leaves the room Buster...

Edison - Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition - 1901

Edison - Sham battle at the Pan-Ame...

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Added 1 month ago | 00:01:09 | 376 views

Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field In the foreground of the field some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera The Indians are wearing feathers war paint and are carrying frontier rifles across the ba...

Edison - Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. - 1903

Edison - Panorama of Riker's Island...

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Added 1 month ago | 00:02:18 | 266 views

The film was photographed from a boat going around Rikers Island Located on the East River north of Hell Gate between the Bronx and Queens Rikers Island was the site of a massive New York City landfill operation at the time of the filmin...

Streetcar Chivalry - Edison Motion Pictures, 1903

Streetcar Chivalry - Edison Motion ...

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Added 2 months ago | 00:01:07 | 406 views

From Edison films catalog Scene shows interior of crowded streetcar A young lady enters and every man in the car offers her his seat Presently an elderly stout lady with arm full of bundles enters All male passengers immediately bury the...

Edison - 1901 - Esquimaux Village from Pan American Exposition

Edison - 1901 - Esquimaux Village f...

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Added 2 months ago | 00:00:54 | 417 views

Title: Esquimaux village Summary: 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 ...

Edison  A Romance of the Rails - 1903

Edison A Romance of the Rails - 1903

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Added 4 months ago | 00:04:46 | 497 views

From Edison films catalog A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl dressed in white seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train A young man approa...

Edison - The messenger boy's mistake - Library of Congress 1903

Edison - The messenger boy's mistak...

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Added 4 months ago | 00:01:57 | 360 views

From Edison films catalog Cholly wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet To find out if the girl really loves him he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to wear this if she does The boy delivers the no...

Edison - New York City "ghetto" fish market - 1903

Edison - New York City "ghetto" fis...

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Added 6 months ago | 00:02:56 | 641 views

The view photographed from an elevated camera position looks down on a very crowded New York City street market Rows of pushcarts and street vendors vehicles can be seen The precise location is difficult to ascertain but it is certainly ...

Edison - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

Edison - The gay shoe clerk - 1903

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Added 7 months ago | 00:01:14 | 755 views

From Edison films catalog Scene shows interior of shoestore Young lady and chaperone enter While a fresh young clerk is trying a pair of highheeled slippers on the young lady the chaperone seats herself and gets interested in a paper The...

Catching an early train - Edison 1901

Catching an early train - Edison 1901

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Added 8 months ago | 00:00:38 | 881 views

From Edison films catalog Surburbanite sic is seen in bed chamber discovers he has overslept himself jumps out of bed shirt trousers shoes collar tie coat vest hat cane cigar and satchel arise from the floor and adjust themselves to him ...

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - Edison films 1900

Discharging a Whitehead Torpedo - E...

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Added 8 months ago | 00:01:18 | 864 views

From Edison films catalog Taken on board the US torpedo boat Morris It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over...

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