Camp Newayo, 1917

Scenes include "Mess Time," "First Aid," footage of horsemanship exercises; target practice with pistols and rifles; a "Runaway and Rescue" demonstration of a runaway horse and cart captured by a Trooper on horseback; and short narrative entitled "Handling a Holdup," in which a couple are carjacked by a pair of thieves on a rural road. The film shows the proper sequence of events that should take place in the event of such a crime. The reel ends with a joke. The intertitle reads "Troopers being familiar with the country make good directors." The next shot shows a New York State Police officer offering directions to a pedestrian.
Date Original
New York State Archives. New York (State). Division of State Police. Motion picture film and videotapes, approximately 1930-1980. 22427-11, Box 7.;16mm; black & white; silent
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