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William McKinley at Canton, Ohio (1896)

McKinley at Home, Canton, Ohio (original title)
"This view was taken upon Mr. McKinley's lawn at his home in Canton, Ohio. Mr. McKinley appears walking across the lawn in company with his Secretary, who hands him a telegram, which he ... See full summary »
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William McKinley ...
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George B. Cortelyou ...
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Ida McKinley ...
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"This view was taken upon Mr. McKinley's lawn at his home in Canton, Ohio. Mr. McKinley appears walking across the lawn in company with his Secretary, who hands him a telegram, which he reads with apparent satisfaction. The characteristic walk and gestures of Mr. McKinley will be noted with interest by his friends." Written by AMB Picture Catalogue

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2 Biograph shorts
26 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

McKinley at Home (1896)

Biograph short shows President McKinley walking across his lawn and towards the camera.

Grandpa's Reading Glasses (1902)

*** (out of 4)

Biograph short has two little girl's looking through their grandfather's glasses and seeing everything magnified. Outside the early POV shots, this here isn't anything overly special.

Both films are available through Grapevine in their Biograph Without Griffith disc.


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