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Coney Island
Description: Early films shot in Coney Island amusement park around 1900

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Clip #: TFA-215A
Length: 19:35
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1900s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: New York
City: New York
Subject: Amusements
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1900s, Brooklyn, New York City, Coney Island, couples in swimsuits performing cakewalk on beach, man doing gymnastic move on beach, Steeplechase Park, amusement park, mechanical horse race ride, women riding bicycles on windy beach, building and amusement park ride lights and signs lit up at night, Luna Park sign, Feltman's, Luna Park trapeze artists performing, Luna Park lit up at night, shoot-the-chutes boat ride, spectacular, "fire and flame" show with firemen fighting flames and effecting dramatic rescues, horse drawn firetrucks, firemen climbing up ladders to rescue people from apartment building fire, people jumping from building into life net, Dreamland, parade on Hippodrome track with people in Roman costumes riding horses and marching, men leading white horses, horse drawn carriage, Hippodrome Races, horse races, horse race with two riders, chariot horse races, horse race with multiple riders, Dreamland Beacon Tower lit up at night, "fighting the flames" show, firemen fighting real flames and effecting dramatic rescues, horse drawn firetruck, people jumping from building into life net, people wading / swimming and rowing boat in water


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