The Art Pack

What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City (1901)

The corner of 23rd Street and 6th Avenue was renowned for its gusty breezes that might allow a man to catch a glimpse of a woman's stockings. In this staged scene we see Alfred Abadie, an Edison cameraman, and Florence Georgie strolling along when Georgie has a Marilyn Monroe type moment.

This film was restored by the Library of Congress and was copied at 16fps from 35mm.

Original soundtrack and footage remix by ocp.
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