- Title: CF746
00:16:30 - 00:20:40
Flags on bridge. Black woman washing baby. Boxing. Ballet. Brass band. Firemen rescue children from a burning building.
00:20:40 - 00:25:21
Japanese women / geishas dancing with silk ribbons. Little girl with bucket feeding hens, calf behind. Woman doing washing in a wooden bucket, boy pushes tub over. Men work on rail track, steam train, navvies, Sign reads Lehigh Valley Rail Road. Man and woman kiss awkwardly on camera. American Indian war dance. Boxers.
00:25:21 - 00:30:08
Annie Oakley. Body Builder flexes muscles for camera. Boys fight on beach. Woman lights fire in a wood burning stove, stove explodes. 2 boys play by station with fire crackers. Slapstick comedy routine, Vaudeville feel. Acrobat / contortionist. Woman doing a folk dance in traditional costume - Eastern European.
00:30:08 - 00:35:33
Man bounces on a tightrope and jumps to his feet. Indians dance / ritual. Rodeo. Arab women dance. Re-enactment of the beheading of Anne Boleyn. Horse drawn fire engines leave station. Street scene with horse and cart. Onlookers including black man.
00:35:33 - 00:42:12
2 men in garden. Boxing match. Train approaches camera. Niagara. New York tram / streetcar. Dancer with American flag. Monkeys play and eats banana. body builder flexes muscles does a somersault. Black woman washes a child in a small metal tub. Woman in a flowing dress dances and twirls
- Keywords:USA, EARLY CINEMA, HISTORY OF FILM, NYC CITY STREETS, CIRCUS ACTS, HISTORIES, TUDOR ENGLAND, NEW YORK, LEISURE, FIGHTING, RITUALS, CULTURAL RITES
- Master Title:CF746