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Street Scenes in Halifax
Street Scenes in Halifax

Street Scenes in Halifax 1902

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Street Scenes in Halifax 1902

9 mins United Kingdom

The snappily-named 'Tweedale-Edison Phono-Bio-Motograph Company' found huge success in Halifax for its programme of films entitled 'A Trip Round the World'. But the most popular part of the show proved to be these local scenes. It's likely that they were shot at different times throughout the two-week run at Victoria Hall and added to the bill to encourage paying audiences to come back for more.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Street scenes Trams Horse-drawn transport Children Teenagers Firefighting Fire engines Fry's Winter Factory workers Halifax

Collection

Edwardian Britain on Film Street Life Most Popular Free 2015

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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