Reel

1901 Pan Am Esplanade Lighted Up for Night

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Audio:
Location:
493577_1_1
No
Buffalo, NY, USA
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1901  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:42:39 - 00:43:52
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1151
H10633
N/A
"Panorama of Esplanade by Night" at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, 1901. Slow Pan on the exhibit buildings outlined by thousands of glowing lightbulbs - -reported to have been marvelously colorful! Pioneer camera operator Edwin S. Porter maintained that this was the first motion picture taken at night by incandescent light in America.