Short directed by J. Stuart Blackton

Midwood Before Hollywood

Short directed by J. Stuart Blackton

New York, Brooklyn, New York 11211, United States

Created By: Slouch Productions

Point of Interest Details


While your are walking, have a look at this Vitagraph 1908 short, The Thieving Hand (don't trip!). The film pioneered early special effects, in this case, stop-motion substitution and movement by hidden wires. And those exterior shots were probably done along Avenue M - but hard to tell exactly where (maybe you can guess?)!

This point of interest is part of the tour: Midwood Before Hollywood


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