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Phantom Ride through Southport
Phantom Ride through Southport

Phantom Ride through Southport 1902


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Phantom Ride through Southport 1902

United Kingdom

Filmed from the open platform of what seems to be a tram, this is a somewhat speedy version of a favourite early film form, the 'phantom ride' - a journey shot from some kind of moving transport, usually a train or tram. As it passes, the camera takes in the drapers, milliners and provision merchants who populated the genteel arcades of the Lancashire seaside resort.






On the Move




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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