History of Football - Photos
By Mary Bellis, About.com Guide
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Stills from 1903 Princeton and Yale Football Game filmed by Thomas A. Edison
Football Playing in 1918
The camera was moved to many positions throughout the stadium, which contained an estimated 50,000 spectators. The opening scene was a complete pan around the locale, showing the crowd assembled to watch the game. The remaining scenes were photographed from various positions throughout the football field, showing the game in progress. There is line play shown as well as broken-field running.