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What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City
Also known as {What Happened on 23rd St., N.Y.C.}
(1901) American
B&W : 93 feet
Directed by Edwin S. Porter

Cast: Alfred C. Abadie, Florence Georgie

Edison Manufacturing Company production; distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company. / Cinematography by Edwin S. Porter. / © 21 August 1901 by Thomas A. Edison. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot in Herald Square, 23rd Street, New York, New York.

Comedy.

Synopsis: Wind from a sidewalk grate blows up a woman’s skirt.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Horses - Buildings - Carriages - Hats: Straw - Lamp posts - Sidewalks - Street scenes - USA: New York: New York

Listing updated: 7 October 2006.

References: Fell-History p. 28; Leyda-Before pp. 40, 57, 65-67, 79, 81, 110; Sklar-Movie p. 23.

Home video: DVD.

 
 
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