Collection Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

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  • Save a little dram for me

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 11/21/1927. Coupling date: 5/1/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Dinnie Donohue / William Cahill. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Skidmore, Will E. - Walker, Marshall - Rogers, Duke
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Introduction and tarentelle

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: violin solo. Coupling date: 5/27/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Arioso / Herman Kolodkin. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Sarasate, Pablo De - Violin, Mischa - Adler, Josef
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Close view of the "Brooklyn," naval parade /

    From Edison films catalog: Schley's flagship at close range, showing shot hole in the middle of funnel, near deck. She flies a frayed and tattered battle flag. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Oi ya nestchastay (malo Russkaya piesnia)

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor in Russian, pod accompaniment. Ukrainian folk song. Coupling date: 6/21/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Ach rasposhol / Alexander Sashko. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliĭovych - Sashko, Alexander - Iranova, A. - Lysenko, Mykola Vitaliaeiovych
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Love, here is my heart

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Leo Feist Inc., 1915, 1943, 1952. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor with orchestra. Also known as "Chere, a toi mon coeur" or "Mon coeur est pour toi," with French words by Louis Delamarre. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Auld lang syne / Old Home Singers. DLC ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Silésu, Lao - Miller, Reed - Ross, Adrian
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Second brigade N.G.N.J. march

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Winkler Music Pu Co. - Winkler, Albert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Ever pretty schottische

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. H. Ewald & Bro - Melmoth, J. P.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Observation train following parade /

    From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars to get a view of the [Sampson homecoming naval] parade. They saw the vessels go up and then waited for their ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Ed. Gallagher and Al. Shean, Jan. 17, 1922; renewal R49702, 1949. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. A comedy patter song, introduced by the vaudeville team of Gallagher and Shean in the musical "Ziegfeld Follies of 1922." Coupling date: 4/24/1922. (Venue). With (reverse side): Who tied the can on the old dog's ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Shean, Al - Gallagher, Ed. - Meeker, Edward - Porter, Steve
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1922
  • Tancuj, tancuj

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone in Czecho-Slovak. Coupling date: 5/20/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Aj, lucka lucka siroka (Oh the wide, wide field) / Alois Havrilla. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Havrilla, Alois
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • The U.S. Field Artillery march

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Copyright: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1917, 1945. John Philip Sousa's arrangement of the E.L. Gruber song, "The caissons go rolling along." Cutout date: 10/31/1929. Coupling date: 6/30/1920. (Venue). With (reverse side): Piccolo pie / Creatore and His Band. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound ...

    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - New York Military Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • On the banks of the Swanee river

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Dickson Music Pu Co. - Dickson, C., Mrs - Driskell, Chas. H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Leonard-Cushing fight /

    From Edison films catalog: An actual six-round contest between Mike Leonard, commonly called the "Beau Brummel" of pugilism, and Jack Cushing. Full of hard fighting, clever hits, punches, leads, dodges, body blows and some slugging. Sold by rounds. Each round contains 150 feet. Price each round, $22.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Reviewing the "Texas" at Grant's Tomb /

    From Edison films catalog: Shows every detail of the "Texas" as she passes Riverside Park. The background shows the white dome of the tomb on the hill crest. 50 feet. $7.50

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Burning of the Standard Oil Co's tanks, Bayonne, N.J. /

    From Edison films catalog: This picture shows a street scene at Constable Hook, Bayonne, N.J. In the background rise immense volumes of dense black smoke from the burning oil, reaching high in the heavens. Outlined against this dense oil smoke is seen some of a lighter color. This is from the fire engines and from the houses of the unfortunate residents, whom we see ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • La mamma morta--Andrea Chénier

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: soprano with orchestra, in Italian. Coupling date: 2/1/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Sei forse l'angelo fedele? (The letter scene) / Claudia Muzio. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Giordano, Umberto - Muzio, Claudia
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • There's a long, long trail

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor and chorus with orchestra. Written in 1913 by two seniors at Yale. Coupling date: 3/27/1916. (Venue). With (reverse side): My mother's rosary / Walter Van Brunt. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Elliott, Zo - Ballard, George Wilton - King, Stoddard
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1916
  • Fatinitza march

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. H. Ewald & Bro - Suppé - Baker
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1878

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  • Going to the fire /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be the finest of their kind in the country, present a thrilling spectacle as they dash rapidly by, flecked with foam, and panting from the exertion of their long gallop.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Die Witwe und ihre sieben Maenner

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: Komischer Vortrag mit Orchester, in Deutsch. Coupling date: 2/22/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Puppchen / Adolph Hahl. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Jacoby, Bacchus - Balle, Ernest
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • In my heart, on my mind all day long<Ïh[sound recording] ; I wonder if you still care for me

    electronic resource | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: xylophone with orchestra. Coupling date: 11/18/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Tuck me to sleep (In my old Kentucky home) / Lou Chiha "Friscoe." DLC Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Chiha, Lou - Kalmar, Bert - Ruby, Harry
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • Pilot boats in New York harbor /

    A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following the sailing vessel is a steamship [Frame: 0780]. "A close view of an eighty footer, schooner-rigged, trim as a private yacht, skimming over the waters of the harbor near Robin's Reef [i.e., Robbins Reef], which picturesque little lighthouse is seen in the near background. ...

    • Contributor: White, James - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • A day with Thomas A. Edison /

    A six-part documentary recording the 74-year-old Edison's collaborations with his staff, conversations with industrial leaders, and supervision of the factory's production line. The majority of the film (parts 3, 4, and 5) chronicles Edison's trip to the incandescent light bulb factory and details its manufacturing process.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1922
  • The fleet steaming up North River /

    From Edison films catalog: Shows the "Brooklyn," flying Schley's twin-starred blue flag. Every detail brought out with wonderful clearness. Excursion craft in the distance. Bow of the "Indiana" appears toward end of film. 150 feet. $22.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • The stars and stripes forever march

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

    • Contributor: Edison - Sousa, John Philip - Imperial Marimba Band
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918