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MISCELLANEOUS 1900'S NEWSREELS #1
AFP-70A 16mm; VTM-70A Beta SP; NET-257 Beta SP (at 01:00:00:00); DigiBeta
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Newsreel
1900s
Aerials
00:00:23:00 - MS - Fatima, famous since Chicago World's Fair of 1893, seen shaking (belly dancing) with arms extended wearing a long Turkish costume. Shot by late July 1896 00:00:53:00 B W 1900s MS One of the earliest filmed airplane races (between a Wright Brothers plane and a French Bleriot) spectators seated in stands waiting airplane roll. 00:01:06:00 B W 1900s - MS - early US biplane with turning propeller. 00:01:10:00 B W 1900s - MS - man seated in early French monoplane called the "dragonfly." 00:01:22:00 B W 1900s - WS - "Dragonfly" take off. 00:01:25:00 B W 1900s - WS - LA the Wright Brothers biplane flying overhead. 00:01:32:00 B W 1900s - WS - Both the ??? fly and French airplane flying close in the race and won by the French airplane with a record mile in 53 records. 00:01:53:00 B W 1900s - MS - Billy Sunday greets large number of people near what appears to be a boardwalk. 00:02:12:00 B W 1900s - CU - Ms. August Belmont wearing fashionable 1900 hat. 00:02:32:00 B W 1915 - CU - 1915 footage of Harry K. Thaw (wild-eyed and looking uncomfortable) who killed Stanford White in 1906. 00:02:40:00 B W 1900s - CU - Evelyn Nesbitt seated with pet dogs. She was involved in the Thaw killing of White. 00:03:04:00 B W 1914 - CU - Duff Gordon fashions of a corduroy riding outfit (1914). 00:03:20:00 B W 1914 - CU - A fashion with sleeves used as a muff and hat with sheer veil (1914). 00:03:32:00 B W 1914 - CU - Skating suit of velvet (1914). 00:03:39:00 B W 1914 - CU - Fashion of black satin chapeau and sable fur crown (1914). 00:03:56:00 B W 1906 - MS - Fire raging in street of San Francisco with broken telephone wires on right (1906). 00:03:59:00 B W 1900s - WS - Street crowd watching a building on fire which is a block distant. 00:04:16:00 B W 1900s - MS - Scenes of demonstration following the fire. 00:04:25:00 B W 1900s - MS - Streetcar moving through streets of devastated San Francisco. 00:05:06:00 B W 1915 - MS - Military parade through main thorough fare of San Francisco in 1915. 00:05:20:00 B W 1900 - MS - President William McKinley outdoor Philadelphia speech to crowd in 1900. 00:05:35:00 B W 1900 - MS - Troops marching to funeral procession of William McKinley along Pennsylvania Avenue with large crowd watching in vain. 00:06:01:00 B W 1900 - CU - President Teddy Roosevelt holding top hat over heart as he reviews funeral procession. 00:06:27:00 B W 1900 - WS - Massive crowd with umbrellas on capitol lawn with montage view of McKinley. 00:06:52:00 B W 1904 - WS - Scenic view of Panama Canal undergoing construction in 1904. 00:06:54:00 B W 1904 - WS - Dynamite blast in Panama Canal passageway construction. 00:07:11:00 B W 1904 - WS - Frontal view of Panama Canal "big ditch" construction underway. 00:07:39:00 B W 1904 - WS - A dam and its lake. 00:07:52:00 B W 1904 - WS - view of the Panama "locks." 00:08:06:00 B W 1904 - WS - A battleship of the period with its high super-structure. 00:08:30:00 B W 1904 - WS - Ship being towed through Panama lock. Also view of early scout airplanes on deck laundering pods. 00:08:57:00 B W 1904 - MS - A lock slowly opening to allow ship to pass. 00:09:23:00 B W 1900s - WS - A workshop and its long sewing machine tables filled with workers and two managers. 00:09:33:00 B W 1900s - MS - The long line of woman workers punch in a time clock. 00:09:50:00 B W 1900s - MS - Stage side view of "Floradora" chorus girls drawing on stage. 00:10:02:00 B W 1900s - MS - "Tumble" sisters changing costumes and going on stage. 00:10:43:00 B W 1900s - MS - Edison demonstrates early movie camera and Henry Ford sits closed by with actor Fred B. Ott. 00:11:08:00 B W 1915 - MS - Shooting a stage scene in Hollywood in 1915. 00:11:25:00 B W 1900s - MS - Foursome of Douglas Fairbanks, DW Griffith, Pickford and Chaplin. 00:11:33:00 B W 1900s - MS - A filmed scene of Dorothy and Lillian Gish. 00:11:45:00 B W 1900s - MS - Western scene of Mary Pickford. 00:11:50:00 B W 1900s - MS - Scene of Charlie Chaplin with deck of cards. 00:12:07:00 B W 1900s - MS - A shooting scene in early western. 00:12:30:00 B W 1902 - MS - "Cecil B. DeMille" behind camera of a large scale scene with many "extras." (NOTE: the VO says it's Cecil B. DeMille, but I believe this is incorrect, and that the director shown is actually Cecil's older BROTHER, William C. DeMille. JAL, 1 02) 00:12:57:00 B W 1900s - CU - Al Jolson with monocle. 00:13:15:00 B W 1930s MS - Late 1930s premiere night at Grauman's Chinese theater: Hugh Herbert and Glenda Farrell, and George Jessel Humphrey Bogart at Grauman's Chinese theater wearing tuxedo John Barrymore Bette Davis and husband Basil Rathbone Marie Wilson in stole Freddie Bartholomew Paul Muni and George Jessel Errol Flynn AV of Hollywood. 00:14:23:00 B W 1900s - MS - Dumont flying in his Dirigible. 00:15:14:00 B W 1906 - MS - Dumont flying monoplane (1906) 200 feet and crashes damaging front wheel. 00:15:30:00 B W 1904 - MS - First run of New York City subway through underground tunnel (1904). 00:15:37:00 B W 1900s - MS - Grand Central Subway stop with over in top hat formal wear and women in long dress gowns. 00:15:47:00 B W 1909 - MS - Glenn Curtiss in biplane (1909) takes off. 00:16:19:00 B W 1910 - MS - "Dragonfly" airplane takes off for mile run in 53 records (1910). 00:16:30:00 B W 1900s - MS - Ralph Johnstone in upside down stunt airplane. 00:16:51:00 B W 1912 - MS - Frank Coffin (flyer under N.Y. bridges) flying under Brooklyn Bridge and takes AVs of Statue of Liberty (1912).
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