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Hockey match on the ice (1898)
From Edison films catalog: The skaters dart to and fro, swinging their hockeys and trying to hit the disc toward the goal. 150 feet. 22.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Hockey--New Jersey--Newark; Winter sports--New Jersey--Newark; Hockey players--New Jersey--Newark; Ice on rivers; lakes; etc; --New Jersey--Newark; Lakes--New Jersey--Newark; Newark (N.J.); ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1160
 
"Columbia" winning the cup (1899)
From Edison films catalog: The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: America's Cup races; Yacht racing--United States; Columbia (Yacht)Yachts; ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:01:33
Popularity (downloads): 2165
 
None for the Road: Teenage Drinking and Driving (1957)
Hybrid nonfiction/fiction film showing experiments with alcohol-addled rats, plus a story of teenagers who die while DUI.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol;Car culture: Youth;Safety: Automotive;
Duration: 00:14:03
Popularity (downloads): 965
 
Princeton and Yale football game (1903)
The camera was moved to many positions throughout the stadium, which contained an estimated 50,000 spectators. The opening scene was a complete pan around the locale, showing the crowd assembled...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Football; College sports; Actuality--Shorts; Sports (Nonfiction)--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:47
Popularity (downloads): 893
 
Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph (1894)
From F.M. Prescott catalog: This fight consists of six rounds, each round on a film 150 feet long. It is not a fac-simile sic or a "fake" of any description,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxing matches--United States; Boxers (Sports)--United States; Boxing--United States; Sports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:00:08
Popularity (downloads): 1091
 
Leonard-Cushing fight (1894)
From Edison films catalog: An actual six-round contest between Mike Leonard, commonly called the "Beau Brummel" of pugilism, and Jack Cushing. Full of hard fighting, clever hits, punches, leads, dodges,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxing matches--New Jersey--West Orange; Boxing--United States; Boxers (Sports)--United States; Sports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:00:37
Popularity (downloads): 1720
 
Chicago-Michigan football game (1903)
Excerpts of a 1903 football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Includes views of the uniformed players, the spectators in the stadium and surrounding stands,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Football; College sports; University of Chicago--Football; University of Michigan--Football; Sports (Nonfiction)--Short;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 1023
 

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