Best Documentary Movies of 1907
Many demonstrations of the art of Jiu Jitsu are given, and as evidence that this is not a passing fad intended only for the amusement of the public there is illustrated in very thrilling manner how several footpads follow two girls and then in a deserted section of the road make an attack, which is successfully foiled and the perpetrators taken into custody. Splendid action and good photographic quality. (Gaumont catalogue)
Dancing Boxing Match, Montgomery and Stone
Two men box in a comedic manner, with the film opening as one man in a cap punches the other and then ducks behind him.
"Snap Shots", Hawaiian Islands
Various scenes of local color in Hawaii.
Scenes of Theodore Roosevelt at the Jamestown Exposition in Norfolk, Virginia, in April and June, 1907, participating in Jamestown's tercentennial celebration on April 26, its opening day, and later on Georgia Day, June 10.
Christy Mathewson and the New York National League Team
Christy Mathewson showing his ball skills.
Native Hawaiian Guards in Bayonet Exercises, H.I.
Native troops in what look like US Army uniforms do formation practicing with rifles in bayonet maneuver.
The Egg Harvest of Flamborough Head
The egg gatherers send one of their numbers over the cliff's edge, to rappel down the vertical side, pick up eggs, and then rappel back up. Later, thy sort and share the eggs.
Ride Through Vancouver, Canada
Long ride on the front of a tram through Vancouver, BC, Canada on May 4-6, 1907
Laplander Feeding His Reindeer
Short documentary released in 1907.
Panoramic View, Oahu Railroad, Haleiwa, Hawaiian Islands
A view of Haleiwa via the Oahu railroad.