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A BBC interview with Professor Ruth Perry about Mary Astell, a pioneering English feminist whose books were published a century before Mary Wollstonecraft. (Excerpt from Chawton House Library Conversations, June 2015 podcast.) Go to comp...
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From Edison films catalog A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl dressed in white seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train A young man approa...
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From Edison films catalog Cholly wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet To find out if the girl really loves him he sends a note with the messenger boy requesting her to wear this if she does The boy delivers the no...
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CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901. SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: A sudden gust of wind sweeps Auntie's bonnet from her head, and she, in attempting to regain it, becomes overbalanced and falls over ...
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OTHER TITLES Variant title in C. Musser: American falls from top of American shore CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896. SUMMARY From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows glittering ice background and a ...
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CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77519. Duration: 1:49 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in Orange, New Jersey. Sources used:...
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CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty seconds at the great Erie Railroad docks, Cleveland, Ohio. Grea...
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OTHER TITLES Hadji Cheriff Variant title in C. Musser: Arab knife juggler Erroneous inventory title from MAVIS: Sheikh Hadji Taha CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co.,  NOTES Copyright: no reg. ...
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CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. SUMMARY From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two enthusiastic horsemen indulging in a "brush" with their...
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CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1917. SUMMARY Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the ...
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