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The Sidewalks of New York
B&W : Short film
Directed by Otway Latham
Lambda Company production; distributed by [?] Lambda Company? / From the play The Sidewalks of New York by Davis and Keogh. / Eidoloscope spherical widegauge filmstock format. / The Latham Eidoloscope was a renamed version of the Latham Pantoptikon camera/projector system. Each film shot by the system was only approximately 50 to 150 feet long. / The film was a picturization of the popular song “The Sidewalks of New York,” published by the F.B. Haviland Music Company. Followed by The Sidewalks of New York (1895).
Synopsis: A view of children dancing on a city street to the music of a street organ.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Street scenes - USA: New York: New York (Frankfort Street)
Listing updated: 10 April 2007.
References: Altman-Sound p. 107; Musser-Emerge pp. 98, 134; Ramsaye-Million pp. 185, 188.