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  • Panorama water front and Brooklyn Bridge from East River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32037. Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 9, 1903. This film depicts the East River shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan ...

    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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  • Sky scrapers of New York City, from the North River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32025. Camera, James Blair Smith. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Master positives have not been viewed or compared for content. DLC Filmed from a moving boat, the ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Catalog - 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
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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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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  • Departure of Peary [and the] "Roosevelt" from New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 28July1905; H63906. Duration: 4:14 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. The camera pans to show the schooner "Roosevelt" docked at a covered pier on 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: 1905
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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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