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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.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Southport

Collection

On the Move

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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