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Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)
Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the field, some American Indians on horseback ride toward the camera. The Indians are wearing feathers,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N; Y; )United States; --Army; --Infantry--Drill and tactics--Drama; Battles--New York (State)--Buffalo--Drama; Indians of North America--Wars--Drama; Exhibitions--United States; Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY)Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:03
Popularity (downloads): 610
 
American Frontier (Part II) (1953)
Humanistic film showing the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Rural America;Oil industry;North Dakota;
Duration: 00:14:21
Popularity (downloads): 798
 
American Frontier (Part I) (1953)
Humanistic film showing the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Rural America;Oil industry;North Dakota;
Duration: 00:12:37
Popularity (downloads): 1098
 
Buffalo Bill's wild west parade (1902)
The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo Bill; 1846-1917; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company; Parades--New York (State); New York; Cowboys--New York (State); New York; Indians of North America--New York (State); United States--Army--Cavalry; Horses--New York (State);Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State); Afro-Americans--New York (State); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 1631
 
Exotic Terrane, complete video (1992)
A geologic history of the Pacific Northwest that explains how islands near China accreted, or welded, themselves to the North American continent. Animations of the formation of North America...

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:27:29
Popularity (downloads): 2196
 
A rube couple at a county fair (1904)
From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Agricultural exhibitions--United States--Drama; Fairs--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Farmers--United States--Drama; Amusements--United States--Drama; Cattle--Connecticut; Horses--Connecticut; Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut; Agricultural machinery; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:57
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
Exotic Terrane, segment 01 of 12 (1992)
Exotic Terrane

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:01:38
Popularity (downloads): 841
 
A ballroom tragedy (1905)
Opens on a set of a sitting room, apparently off a ballroom where dancers occasionally can be glimpsed through a curtained entrance stage right. Near the entrance, a young couple...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Crimes of passion--United States--Drama; Murder--United States--Drama; Women murderers--United States--Drama; Women--Crimes against--United States--Drama; Adultery--United States--Drama; Jealousy--United States--Drama; Stab wounds--United States--Drama; Ballrooms--United States--Drama; Ballroom dancing--United States--Drama; Silent films; Drama; Crime films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:50
Popularity (downloads): 1761
 
A frontier flirtation (1903)
Opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. On a park bench center stage sits a well-dressed woman with a dark veil obscuring her face,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Disguise--United States--Drama; Man-woman relationships--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Men--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Women--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Cowboys--United States--Sexual behavior--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Courtship--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:48
Popularity (downloads): 1041
 
Trapeze disrobing act (1901)
Camera is positioned as if in the audience at a vaudeville or burlesque show. Two men with long hair and beards in rough clothing appear to be eating and talking...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)--United States--Drama; Aerialists--United States--Drama; Striptease--United States--Drama; Stripteasers--United States--Drama; Theater audiences--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Silent films; Vaudeville; Rural comedies; Erotica; Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:18
Popularity (downloads): 2146
 

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