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A Winter Visit to Central Park, New York City (1912)

Central Park is considered by travelers that have been the world over to be one of the most beautiful city parks in all the world, only one or two being larger. A rural gentleman and his ... See full summary »

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Central Park is considered by travelers that have been the world over to be one of the most beautiful city parks in all the world, only one or two being larger. A rural gentleman and his pretty nieces add a human interest to its scenic attractiveness as we follow them through this beautiful park. At the Fifth Avenue entrance, the first thing they see is the magnificent statue of General Sherman by the great sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Then they stroll up the East Drive to the menagerie. We follow them to the different paddocks where we find hoofed animals from all over the world. A star among them is "Toby," the largest buffalo in captivity. Next come the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History and the great obelisk popularly known as "Cleopatra's Needle," erected by order of Thotmes III, 1585 B.C., at Heliopolis, and brought to this country in 1879 from Alexandria, Egypt. The panorama of the frozen reservoir and boys playing hockey on the Mall prove attractive ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 April 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Butler and the Maid (1912). See more »

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