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  • Buffalo Bill's wild west parade /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2July1902; H19660. Duration: 1:52 at 10 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed April 1, 1901. Location: Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. The film shows a parade ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1902
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  • Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 9May1906; H77049. Duration: 3:27 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed April 27, 1906. Depicts scenes at the Immigration Depot and a nearby dock on ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1906
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  • Panorama of Flatiron Building /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4June1903; H32387. Duration: 1:00 at 15 fps. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. This shows a view looking south from Madison Square, across the intersection of Broadway, Fifth ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • What happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Aug1901; H7985. Duration: 1:17 at 15 fps. A street level view from the sidewalk, looking along the length of 23rd Street. Following actuality footage of pedestrians and street ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1901
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  • Elevated railroad, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28548. Duration: 1:07 at 15 fps. The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • At the foot of the Flatiron /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2Nov1903; H37499. Duration: 2:19 at 15 fps. Camera, A.E. Weed. This street level view is of the Broadway side of the Flatiron, or Fuller Building, near ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35636. Duration: 0:35 at 10 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed April 18, 1899. The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Move on /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Oct1903; H37369. Duration: 1:42 at 15 fps. Camera, Alfred C. Abadie. Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Skating on lake, Central Park /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Aug1902; H21313. Duration: 0:54 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed February 5, 1900. Location: Central Park, New York, N.Y. The view is of a ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1902
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  • New York Harbor Police boat Patrol capturing pirates /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32027. Duration: 2:09 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 10, 1903. Location: Upper New York Bay. This was probably filmed in ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Broadway & Union Square, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8Jul1903; H33290. Main title lacking. DLC Title, Broadway and Union Square, New York, taken from leader. DLC Film copyrighted under title: Broadway & Union Square, New ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Delivering newspapers /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30745. Duration: 0:53 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer, Arthur Marvin. Photographed May 1, 1899. Location: New York, N.Y. The film shows a group ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • The skyscrapers of New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Dec1906; H86424. Duration: 4:00 (part 1), 4:32 (part 2), and 3:08 (part 3) at 15 fps. Camera, Fred A. Dobson. This melodrama was filmed during the ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1906
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  • White Wings on review /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32033. Duration: 3:53 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed April 29, 1903. Location: New York, N.Y. Filmed on an unidentified street in New York City, ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Parade of horses on Speedway /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8July1903; H33282. Duration: 0:52 at 15 fps. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. Photographed May 15, 1902. Location: West bank of Harlem River, New York, N.Y. The film ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Bargain day, 14th Street, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 20Apr1905; H59778. Duration: 1:22 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed April 1, 1905. Location: 14th Street, New York, N.Y. The film shows hundreds of ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1905
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  • Pennsylvania Tunnel excavation /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 30Aug1905; H65053. Duration: 3:22 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed July 19, 1905. Location: Seventh and Eighth Avenues, New York, N.Y. This film employs ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1905
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  • Automobile parade /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Feb1900; D3293. Duration: 1:52 at 15 fps. Ref print copies 1 and 2 and dupe neg copy 2 are low contrast; ref print copies 3 and 4 and ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1900
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  • New York City dumping wharf /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32030. Duration: 1:21 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed April 28, 1903. The film shows a wharf where a barge is being loaded with trash ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • New York City "ghetto" fish market /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32029. Duration: 2:53 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed May 1, 1903. The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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