Land rush footage. West Migration
1950 (Estimated Year)
02:42:42 - 02:44:49
Master 3 - Tape 1 Land rush footage. CU of man's feet, and a sack of grain. Starts to run. Feet and horse hooves pass by camera in a rush. Cu Camera tracks excited happy young man on horseback as he gallops along. Has very cheesy, poorly painted on beard/mutton chops. Shaky MCU husband (with beard) and wife homesteaders driving a covered facing camera. Man has the reins, urges the horses on. She points to something. Lone man on a pennyfarthing bicycle rides toward camera and falls, crashing to the ground (blooper). Low angle shot of homesteaders rushing past camera. More CUs of people now walking calmly past camera. Lone guy on the pennyfarthing bicycle again. This time he makes it past the camera. Overhead shot of a main street in a small town lined with people. Man on a pennyfarthing bicycle with a cigar rides through street and then dismounts. A guy in a very early automobile is behind him. Could be a parade of sorts. CU low angle shots of Middle-aged women in colorful bonnets, bearded man in stetson passing by. Several more shots of the lone guy on a pennyfarthing bicycle riding towards the camera.
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