This is one of those films that pretty much does what it says on the tin and nothing more. We see a troop of soldiers on horseback (essentially yet another parade - one of Edison Studio's favourite subjects back then) as they enter San Francisco with relief supplies following the earthquake that year. One of the soldiers is practically sat backwards on his horse as he surveys the scene around him - something that we the viewer are prevented from doing by the cameraman's determination to film nothing other than that which he has been told to film. Another soldier blows a kiss at the camera before throwing his head back to laugh a little maniacally at the sky. These two moments are the highlight of the film which, given the place and time in which it was filmed, is something of a shame.
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