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  • Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, Cal., from a balloon /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Jan1902; H13040. Duration: 2:45 at 15 fps. As early as 1874, passenger balloon flights were being made over San Francisco. San Franciscans - and Americans in general - ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Early Edison Experiments with Sight and Sound - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

    Frames from early experimental attempt to create sound motion pictures by the Edison Manufacturing Company. W.K.L. Dickson plays the violin in front of a horn connected to a cylinder recording machine. From ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
    • Date: 1894
  • Mesmerist and country couple /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17June1899; 40080. J. Stuart Blackton (Professor). Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Scene from the elevator ascending Eiffel Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16386. Duration: 1:59 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A marvelously clear picture taken from the top of the elevator of the Eiffel Tower during going ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Palace of Electricity /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16380. Duration: 0:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the Exposition grounds with a close view of the Palace of Electricity. 50 feet. $7.50. Filmed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 26Apr17; LP10674. A Conquest picture. According to the Kleine catalog, this film was likely never released, although originally intended for release by Forum Films in May 1917 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Carmencita /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Carmencita. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Spanish dancer Carmencita was the first woman to appear in front of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Quand' ero paggio

    Coupling date: 9/7/1921. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: bass with orchestra, in Italian; titles listed as (a) and (b). With (reverse side): Quartet - Bella figlia dell amore / Odette Le Fontenay, ...

    • Contributor: Verdi, Giuseppe - Edison - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Middleton, Arthur
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Caprice Espagnol

    Coupling date: 1/29/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. With (reverse side): Souvenir / Albert Spalding. DLC 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in.

    • Contributor: Spalding, Albert - Edison - Benoist, Andr
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • Let us not forget--a message to the American people

    Coupling date: 1/7/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): National airs of the Allies / New York Military Band. DLC 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in.

    • Contributor: Edison, Thomas A.
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1919
  • The stars and stripes forever march

    Coupling date: 12/13/1917. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. With (reverse side): Sari waltz / Imperial Marimba Band. DLC 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in.

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip - Edison - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • The great train robbery /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Dec1903; H38748. Justus D. Barnes (head bandit), G. M. Anderson (slain passenger, tenderfoot, and robber), Walter Cameron (sheriff). Camera, Edwin S. Porter, J.B. Smith, and others. Incomplete: according ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Fisherman's Wharf /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60562. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Buffalo Fire Department in action /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43411. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Panorama from the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16381. Duration: 1:46 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The camera is stationed on the middle walk of the Platform Mobile, as the French call it, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Mount Tamalpais R.R.

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16438. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:37 at 20 fps. From Edison films catalog: On the front end of the flat car is a lady, whose feathers and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Circular panorama of Electric Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug1901; H7633. Duration: 1:26 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The film, photographed from a single camera position, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Skyscrapers of New York City, from the North River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32025. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Filmed from a moving boat, the film depicts the Hudson River (i.e., North River) shoreline and the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Uncle Josh buys an automobile

    Coupling date: 9/10/1915. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: a rural monologue. With (reverse side): Town topics of Pun'kin Center / Cal Stewart. DLC 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 ...

    • Contributor: Stewart, Cal
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1915