Children in the Surf, Coney Island

Date

August 12 1904

People/Organizations

American Mutoscope & Biograph Company (was published by)
Thomas Alva Edison (was created by)

Themes

silent films

Places

Coney Island

Related Items From The Collection

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.



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