Hidden Cape Cod: More Fascinating Facts About Cape Towns

There’s so much to learn about Cape Cod, when you’re not just concerned with how to scoot around traffic or where to find your next lobster roll.

Here are some more fascinating facts about this historical stretch of sand:

A Silent Film Rolls In Buzzards Bay

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Some of the earliest films still in existence were shot on Cape Cod. One such picture, the four-minute-long 1903 feature “Rip Van Winkle,” was shot almost entirely on location in Buzzards Bay on the estate of famed New York stage actor Joseph Jefferson. An 800-pound mutograph camera was used in the film’s production.

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  1. Kim Norton-O'Brien says:

    Fun facts! This photo looks like the Cape Cod Maritime Museum in Hyannis though.

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