Summary:EARLY FILM. Shoot the Chutes Series Thomas A. Edison 1899. Shot of people in boat saluting to camera, with Shoot the Chute ride in the background. Boats going down the Shoot the Chute slide one after the other. Nice shot from the top of the slide. A man smiles and stands up in the boat as it goes down the ride. Shot taken from the front of the boat as it goes up the ride and then down. Shot of spectators looking on.
Keywords:USA, 1890s, INVENTIONS, EARLY CINEMA, HISTORY OF FILM, NEW YORK, BROOKLYN, THOMAS EDISON, THOMAS A. EDISON, CONEY ISLAND, DREAMLAND, STEEPLECHASE PARK, LUNA PARK, FAIRGROUND RIDES, AMUSEMENT PARK, SHOOT THE CHUTES