Oldest known video of ice hockey circa 1898
Joyce Park stashed this in The Sporting Life
I don't exactly understand how this film was taken -- did they even HAVE film in 1898??! -- but it's amazing.
If you like that you'll enjoy the video from the Library of Congress:
Copyright Thomas Edison...
Do copyrights last more than a decade?
I was thinking the film industry only became big once his patent protection ran out.
Oh, I didn't mean to imply it was still in effect -- just interesting it had his name on it.
Yeah, he must have been a hockey fan.