Skip to 0 minutes and 35 seconds Such a bustle and a hurry o’er the ‘living picture’ craze. Rivals rushing, full of worry in these advertising days. Each the first and each the only, each the others widely chaff. All of them proclaiming boldly, ‘There’s the first A-kind-o-graph’. But it’s a wonder, really, how the constant flood of life O’er the screen keeps moving freely. Full of action, stir and strife. There the waves are wildly breaking. There the swimmer stems the tide. The cyclist his record making, with the countless varied scenes beside. ‘Tis far from perfect in its movements. ‘Tis very hard upon the eyes. The jolty wobble no improvements, smooth-running films a surprise.
Skip to 1 minute and 27 seconds Still, successful beyond reason, spite of all its erring ways, Holding first place in the season is the living picture craze.