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[New York]Historical Travel U.S.: New York a Century Ago

Welcome to New York! In this compilation of turn of the century documentary shorts witness the thrilling events and scenes that gave The City its vibrant image a century ago. Includes early films of the Statue of Liberty, the New York Police and the Harbor Police at work, Buffalo Bill's Wild West parade, construction workers in peril, the demolition of the Star Theatre, the elevated railroad, the Brooklyn Bridge and New York subway and the arrival of immigrants at Ellis Island. Statue of Liberty / Thomas A. Edison (1898, 1 min.) -- New York Police parade / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1899, 3 min.) -- Pilot boat in the harbor / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1899, 1 min.) -- Buffalo Bill's Wild West parade / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1902, 2 min.) -- A perilous proceeding / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1902, 2 min.) -- Star Theatre / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1902, 2 min.) -- New York Harbor police boat patrol capturing pirates / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1903, 2 min.) -- Sky scrapers of New York City / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1903, 4 min.) -- Broadway and Union Square / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1903, 1 min.) -- Elevated railroad, New York / by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1903, 1 min.) -- Lower Broadway / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1903, 2 min) -- Move on / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (1903, 2 min.) -- Panorama from tower of Brooklyn Bridge / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1903, 1 min.) --New York subway / American mutoscope and Biograph Company (1905, 4 min.) -- Arrival of emigrants [at Ellis Island] / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (1906, 4 min.)