I know much more about books than movies.
I ran across a colorized and otherwise improved version of this and I have become totally obsessed. Some highlights of my research rabbit hole:
- this was part of something called Hale's Tours of the World, which had a specially constructed theaters that were meant to simulate a railway/streetcar journey!
- the film was originally dated to 1905 but by consulting weather reports and car registrations and doing trigonometry with the shadows on the building a couple of researchers dated…