SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: One of the sights of San Francisco. A 50-foot slide is used by the bathers, who toboggan down its slippery surface in all positions. The bathers are clad in black trunks, making fine contrast with the flesh tints. 50 feet. $7.50. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60559. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Filmed August 22, 1897, at the Sutro Baths in San Francisco, California. SUBJECTS Public baths--California--San Francisco. Aquatic sports--California--San Francisco. Swimming pools--California--San Francisco. Swimmers--California--San Francisco. Diving--California--San Francisco. San Francisco (Calif.) 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.1425 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1425
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