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    New York police parade, June 1st, 1899
    N.Y. police parade, June 1st, 1899
    The film shows members of "New York's Finest" parading at a crowded Union Square. There are members of the Bicycle Squad [Frame: 0396], mounted horses [0612], and two regimental marching bands [2518, 3456]. At the time of filming, the New York City Police Department was still recovering from the corruption scandals of the early 1890's that had severely tarnished the reputation of the department. ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    At the foot of the Flatiron
    Windy day at the Flatiron
    This street level view is of the Broadway side of the Flatiron, or Fuller Building, near the narrow north corner. Filmed on a very windy day, pedestrians of various descriptions are seen passing by the camera, clutching hats and skirts against the wind. According to some New York City historians, this corner was known as the windiest corner of the city, and in the ...
    • Contributor: Weed, A. E. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Lower Broadway
    Street scene on Lower Broadway, NY City | Street scene on Lower Broadway, N.Y. City | Scene on Lower Broadway
    The film shows a view which appears to be looking north on Broadway at the intersection of Wall Street, in front of Trinity Church. The sidewalk along Broadway is crowded with people, and the traffic in both streets is very heavy. A horse-drawn streetcar passes in front of the camera [Frame: 2814], with a sign giving its destination as the "Courtland and Fulton Street ...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Broadway & Union Square, New York
    Broadway and Union Square, New York | Scene on Broadway
    A horse-drawn street car with a sign for Broadway pulls away from the camera with a full compliment of passengers. Another approaches the camera position and they pass. The first car stops to pick up and drop off passengers. Pedestrians walk pass on both sides of the street.
    • Contributor: Marvin, Arthur W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    The skyscrapers of New York
    Skyscrapers
    This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews: a line of bricklayers [Frame: 1773 (part 1)], a man heating rivets in a forge [2459 (part 1)], riveters assembling steel girders [2859 (part 1)], men astride the steel framework maneuvering and setting a girder in place [3930 (part 1)], and ...
    • Contributor: Dobson, F. A. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Bullets over Broadway /
    Woody Allen fall project 1993 Catalog Record Only
    Tells the story of David Shayne, a young Prohibition-era playwright trying for his first Broadway hit. In order to get a backer, Shayne compromises his artistic ideals and agrees to cast the rich gangster's girlfriend Olive in a supporting role. The production is further complicated by the writing contributions of Olive's bodyguard Cheech and Shayne's feelings for his prima donna leading lady, Helen Sinclair.
    • Date: 1994
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    Ford startime. George Burns in the big time /
    George Burns in the big time | Startime. | Lincoln Mercury startime. Catalog Record Only
    Musical variety episode featuring comedians and performers George Burns, Jack Benny, Eddie Cantor, and George Jessel reliving their early days in vaudeville.
    • Date: 1959
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    Look here. Anthony Perkins /
    Anthony Perkins Catalog Record Only
    Actor Perkins, currently starring on Broadway in Look homeward, angel, talks about his rise to stardom at age 26 and his career. Perkins is questioned about his appeal and image as an actor, whether he is a "natural" actor or the product of a specific school of acting, how much of himself is present in his characters, disagreements with directors over interpretations of characters, ...
    • Date: 1958
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    Ford startime. Ethel Merman on Broadway /
    Ethel Merman on Broadway | Startime. Catalog Record Only
    Musical salute to Ethel Merman's career on Broadway, from her 1930 debut in Girl crazy to her hit performance in Gypsy.
    • Date: 1959
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    Yankee Doodle Dandy / Catalog Record Only Rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan, famous entertainer, composer, playwright, and Broadway producer.
    • Contributor: Curtiz, Michael - Buckner, Robert - Joseph, Edmund - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Howe, James Wong - Cagney, James - Leslie, Joan - Huston, Walter - Warner Bros. Pictures - First National Pictures, Inc ... Curtiz, Michael - Buckner, Robert - Joseph, Edmund - Cohan, George M. (George Michael) - Howe, James Wong - Cagney, James - Leslie, Joan - Huston, Walter - Warner Bros. Pictures - First National Pictures, Inc - Twentieth Century-Fox Video - Turner Entertainment Co. - LC Purchase Collection (Library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress) - Afi/Sonneborn (Jonathan) Collection (Library of Congress) - United Artists Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1982
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    A Chorus line / Catalog Record Only In this movie musical about casting for a Broadway musical, the director, Zach, must select eight dancers from the hundreds who audition. He asks each of the seventeen finalists to talk about themselves, which they do, in song and dance.
    • Date: 1985