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Views of the Grand Parade, Cork
Views of the Grand Parade, Cork

Views of the Grand Parade, Cork 1902

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Views of the Grand Parade, Cork 1902

2 mins United Kingdom

The pedestrians are either engrossed by the camera or dodging traffic in this busy thoroughfare in Cork. St Patrick Street buzzes with electric trams, introduced to the city in 1898. From another viewpoint in Grand Parade the camera captures an array of vehicles and activities, including street sweepers, bicycles, a steam roller and an eye-catching strand-off between a donkey and a tram.

This film was commissioned by showman George Green for the Cork Exhibition in May 1902.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Street scenes Advertising Cork (city) Trams Horse-drawn transport

Collection

Street Life

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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