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Children in the surf, Coney Island

SUMMARY 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 them can be seen three adults. At the end of the film, there is only one child in a white bathing costume holding a sailboat. Beyond the child toward the ocean is a large sailing craft. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 12Aug04; H49062. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Filmed August 3, 1904 in Sea Gate, Coney Island, N.Y. SUBJECTS Actuality--Shorts. RELATED NAMES Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID awal 1978 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1978
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