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Lytham Trams and Views Along the Route
Lytham Trams and Views Along the Route

Lytham Trams and Views Along the Route 1903

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Lytham Trams and Views Along the Route 1903

2 mins United Kingdom

This lengthy film (by Mitchell and Kenyon's standards) records the launch of a new local tram route. The Blackpool Herald attended a screening, noting, "A very complete cinematograph picture of the Lytham trams and the views along the route was shown at the Alhambra last night." Said another journalist, "In the distance, the roadway looks like Brooklyn Bridge, America. Just see how curious it is."

Six separate rolls of film are combined together here, including one that features no trams, which the filmmakers are likely to have included for its local interest and closeness to the tram route. The film was commissioned by the manager of the tram service, Mr Slattery.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Cricket Horse-drawn transport Advertising 1900-1909 Bicycles Blackpool Windmills Lytham St. Anne's Parks Cemeteries Carriages (horses) Blackpool Tower Trams Street scenes

Collection

On the Move

Released

1903

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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