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Surf at Monterey

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into the air. Exceptionally fine water effects. 50 feet. $7.50. Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes (p. 43). CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60587. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Filmed ca. September 5, 1897, at Monterey, California. SUBJECTS Ocean waves--California--Monterey. Seashore. Monterey (Calif.) Pacific Coast (Calif.) Tourism--California--Monterey. Southern Pacific Railroad Company. Actuality RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Blechynden, Frederick, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.1141 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1141
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