Walking Race: Heel and Toe Artists Hoof it to Coney Island and two other films, circa 1930, 2009

Call number: V1992.003

Extent: 2.8 linear feet in three film canisters and one flat box

This collection contains a 16 mm film containing three segments, circa 1930. The first segment shows a foot race from New York City Hall to Coney Island, the second shows a wedding of three brothers of the Sultan of Morocco, and the third shows showgirls auditioning for the stage. The film is silent, black-and-white, and runs five minutes and thirty seconds. It was produced by Major Tom Evans and edited by A.F. Bernadac.

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  • Stelter, Lawrence


  • Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)


  • Musicals — New York (State) — New York
  • Running races — New York (State) — Kings County
  • Running — New York (State) — Kings County
  • Sports — New York (State) — Kings County
  • Walking (Sports) — New York (state) — Kings County

Types of materials:

  • Acetate film
  • Digital Betacam (TM)
  • DVDs

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