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Coney Island (1940)
The great amusement zone in its heyday.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amusement parks;Coney Island;New York City: History;
Duration: 00:09:19
Popularity (downloads): 1379
 
Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island (1903)
The camera was positioned to view the shoot-the-chutes concession from the best location. A special added attraction for the entertainment of the spectators is a man in a swimming suit...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Amusement parks--New York (N.Y.)--Coney Island; Coney Island (New York, N.Y.); Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:32
Popularity (downloads): 756
 
Rube and Mandy at Coney Island (1903)
From Edison films catalog: The first scene shows this country couple entering Steeplechase Park. They proceed to amuse themselves on the steeplechase, rope bridge, riding the bulls and the "Down...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Coney Island (New York; N; Y; )Steeplechase Park (New York; N; Y; )Amusement parks--New York (State)--Drama; Amusements--New York (State)--Drama; Amusement rides--New York (State)--Drama; Rural population--New York (State)--Drama; Aquatic sports--New York (State)--Drama; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:55
Popularity (downloads): 1080
 
Traveltime: Freedomland (1963)
A visit to Freedomland, an amusement park in New York.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amusement Parks;
Duration: 00:07:00
Popularity (downloads): 262
 
[Amateur film: Wathen collection: Greenwich Village, New York Snowstorm, and Coney Island] (1944)
Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Amateur films; New York City: History; Weather: Blizzards;
Duration: 00:14:46
Popularity (downloads): 373
 
Coney Island, USA (1952)
An impressionistic view of a day in the life of Coney Island from the desertion in the early morning to the hysteria at midnight. Commentary by Henry Morgan.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:21:00
Popularity (downloads): 369
 
A trip around the Pan-American Exposition (1901)
The entire film was photographed from an excursion vessel traveling through all of the waterways surrounding the Exposition. The major exhibit buildings and amusement attractions of the fair can be...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N; Y; )Exhibitions--United States; Amusement rides--New York (State)--Buffalo; Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:03:54
Popularity (downloads): 911
 
Over the Waves (1938)
How the Chevrolet suspension system smooths out a rough ride.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;Amusement parks;Automobiles: Advertising;
Duration: 00:09:19
Popularity (downloads): 849
 
Panoramic view of Electric Tower from a balloon (1901)
The title indicates that this film was taken from a balloon. However, there is no aerial photography. Instead it is an up and down or elevation of the camera on...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N.Y.); Exhibitions--United States; Towers--New York (State)--Buffalo; Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo; Amusement rides--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:20
Popularity (downloads): 692
 
Park Conscious (1938)
Elegy to recreation and relaxation in state and national parks.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Recreation; Parks; Nature;
Duration: 00:07:41
Popularity (downloads): 287
 

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