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Ski champion Russel Griswald hurtle from the top of 110-ft tower down a narrow runway in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Ski champion makes a dangerous leap from 110-ft. Tower in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Russel Griswald climbs up the 110-feet tower. Buildings in the background. He does his ski jump and hurtle from the top of 110-ft tower down a narrow runway to a landing only eight feet wide. The runway and landing is covered with straw. People watch him perform the stunt and applaud.

Date: 1937, June 7
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
An elephant bathes at a beach and rides a tricycle on boardwalk in Atlantic City,New Jersey

A film titled ' World's biggest bathing beauty visits noted spa' shows an elephant sitting at a beach and being washed away by waves in Atlantic City,New Jersey. Few people splash sea water onto the elephant and make him bathe. Elephant rides a tricycle on the boardwalk as people watch closely.

Date: 1937, July 28
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Chinese men construct a speedboat and lower the boat into water in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Chinese to use speedboats in suicide attacks in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Men make speedboat. A man tightens the nails with a machine on the boat. The bottom part of the boat. Men at work on the bottom part. The speedboat being lowered into water. Men on the boat. The speedboat underway at sea.

Date: 1937, November 3
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Buildings, boardwalk, beach, and Steel Pier of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Atlantic City, New Jersey. Views of buildings in the city from a higher building, looking out over the city. View of the Atlantic City boardwalk, with walkers on it. Group of men playing a ball game on the Bathing Beach in Atlantic City. Then the men climb on top of each other, one on the shoulders of another. Pilings and rocks with the surf coming in. Buildings on the beach. Steel Pier is seen in the distance.

Date: 1917
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lucy, the elephant building made of wood and tin, seen near Atlantic City in Margate, New Jersey, United States

Structure of a giant, hollow wooden elephant building. Dubbed Lucy, this building was built in 1882. It weighs 90 tons and has a substructure of wood and skin made of hammered tin. Men and women tourists go inside the elephant building through a door in the elephants leg at bottom. It is located near the Atlantic coast, in Margate, New Jersey, United States, two miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Date: 1919
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of devastation from the "Long Island Express" Hurricane of 1938.

Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.

Date: 1938, September 21
Duration: 1 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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