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  • Exploding a Whitehead torpedo /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10161. Duration: 0:27 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The torpedo was exploded in fifteen fathoms of water. The picture shows the water, mud and rocks ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1900
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  • Panoramic view of Newport /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10163. Duration: 1:13 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Possibly the sensation of the flight of a bird can be nearest realized by being on deck ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1900
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  • S.S. "Coptic" at dock /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60580. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at the docks of the Pacific Steamship Co., San Francisco, Cal., which is ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1897
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  • Panorama water front and Brooklyn Bridge from East River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32037. Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 9, 1903. This film depicts the East River shoreline and the piers of lower Manhattan ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • [Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32035. Duration: 1:59 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed May 10, 1903. Location: New York Harbor. This excerpt shows a demonstration by the famous fireboat ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Sky scrapers of New York City, from the North River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32025. Camera, James Blair Smith. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Master positives have not been viewed or compared for content. DLC Filmed from a moving boat, the ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Catalog - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1903
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  • Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:33 at ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Troop ships for the Philippines /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38210. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 1:56 at ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Colored troops disembarking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31436. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: The steamer "Mascotte" has reached her dock at Port Tampa, and the 2d Battalion of ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Admiral Dewey taking leave of Washington committee on the U.S. cruiser "Olympia" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63831. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1899
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  • Torpedo boat "Morris" running /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10162. Duration: 1:14 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This scene was taken at Newport, R. I., and shows this wonderful torpedo boat running at the ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1900
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  • S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60556. Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1897
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  • Cuban volunteers embarking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38246. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:28 at ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63830. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 1:24 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1899
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  • Statue of Liberty /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52060. Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps. Location: Bedloe's Island, New York. A three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - The Life of A City: Early Films of New York, 1898 to 1906 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60553. Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: This was the first ship sailing for the Klondike from Seattle during the gold rush of 1897. ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1897
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  • Wreck of the battleship "Maine" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25323. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:49 at 16 fps. "Taken in Havana Harbor from a moving launch, and shows the wreck of ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Catalog - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • Morro Castle, Havana Harbor /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25324. Duration: 0:49 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: A most excellent picture of the grim old fortress which stands at the entrance of ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1898
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  • S.S. "Queen" loading /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60557. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the S.S. "Queen" at Seattle with an immense crowd of miners crowding the decks of the ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1897
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  • Building a harbor at San Pedro /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 19Dec1901; H11749. Duration: 4:00 at 14 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture was secured from a launch furnished by Mr. Eager, President of the California Construction Co., ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 to 1915 - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1901
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