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  • Native daughters /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16434. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground is shown ...

    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: 1898
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  • Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels Bld'g /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:15 at 15 fps. This film is a spectacular pan of the downtown area of San Francisco as seen from south of Market Street. The location among low ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1906
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  • Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60559. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: One of the sights of San Francisco. A 50-foot slide is used by the ...

    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: 1897
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  • After launching /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16426. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken near the Union Works, San Francisco, Cal., immediately after the launching 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: 1898
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  • Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa" [i.e., "Chitose"] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16427. Duration: 0:52 at 15 fps. Photographed: January 22, 1898. Location: Union Iron Works Shipyard, San Francisco. This film shows the launching of the Imperial Japanese Navy ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - 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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  • Troops embarking at San Francisco /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Jun1898; 38256. Duration: 0:52 at 15 fps. Photographed: May 13, 1898. Location: Pacific Mail Steamship Company Dock, San Francisco. This film shows troops of the First Regiment, California ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - 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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  • Procession of floats /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16425. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:32 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen ...

    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: 1898
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  • Sutro Baths /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52619. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with ...

    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: 1897
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  • Launching, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16435. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The camera was changed after the former subject had been photographed [Cataloger's note: see ...

    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: 1898
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  • Launch of life boat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60570. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at the Pacific Coast Life Saving Service, Fort Point Station, Presidio, San Francisco, ...

    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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  • 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 - ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies - American Memory - Catalog
    Original Format: Film, Video
    Date: 1902
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  • Parade of Chinese /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16439. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:30 at 27 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. This picture shows a procession ...

    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: 1898
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  • Leander Sisters /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60561. Performers: Leander Sisters. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: A clever, characteristic dance called the "Yellow Kid." Very unique. Stage ...

    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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  • Cupid and Psyche /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60560. Performers: Leander Sisters. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:28 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair ...

    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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  • Fishing smacks /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60563. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats ...

    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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  • San Francisco Chinese funeral /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:19 at 12 fps. Photographed: September 23, 1903. Location: Dupont Street [now Grant Avenue], Chinatown, San Francisco. This film shows most of the ceremonial portion of the funeral ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - 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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  • Capsize of lifeboat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60571. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Daily practise [sic] of life boat crew, showing boat being upset purposely by 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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  • 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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  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60596. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise ...

    Site/Collection: Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division - Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897 to 1916 - 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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