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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
 
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
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Duration: 00:21:00
Popularity (downloads): 369
 
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
 
[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
 
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
 
Children in the surf, Coney Island (1904)
Seven small children can be seen from the low angle camera position; the camera is pointed out to sea. The children are holding hands and wading in the surf. Beyond...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:04:02
Popularity (downloads): 934
 
Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part II) (1962)
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: U; S; History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;
Duration: 00:18:23
Popularity (downloads): 295
 
Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part I) (1962)
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: U; S; History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;
Duration: 00:17:02
Popularity (downloads): 418
 
Dateline: Long Island (Pt 1)
Newsday was begun in 1940 in Long Island and this film shows the paper's role in the growth of the community and many shots of historical Long Island. It...

Genre: Ephemeral
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Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 252
 
Dateline Long Island (Pt 2)
Newsday was begun in 1940 in Long Island and this film shows the paper's role in the growth of the community and many shots of historical Long Island. It...

Genre: Ephemeral
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Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 252
 

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