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  • The ball game /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 20May98; 31442. Duration: 0:27 at 28 fps. Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The action includes two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Sham battle at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Nov1901; H10816. Duration: 1:03 (part 1) and 3:56 (part 2) at 15 fps. Large arches and columns are seen surrounding a flat field. In the foreground of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2467. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Rapidly one after the other coach after coach passes before the camera. First comes a big one, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Auto boat race on the Hudson /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Jun04; H47332. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 15. Duration: 2:34 at 16 fps. The single camera position was from the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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., ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Boys diving, Honolulu /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 10Apr02; H16361. Cameraman, Robert K. Bonine. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 35. Duration: 0:27 at 16 fps. A large group of small boys ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Indian day school /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb98; 13560. Duration: 0:28 at 30 fps. The film was photographed from a single-camera position and shows the doorway of a building with a sign in front ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Children in the surf, Coney Island /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 12Aug04; H49062. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 54. Seven small children can be seen from the low angle camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Asia in America, St. Louis exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 28May04; H46575. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 15. Duration: 0:52 at 20 fps. The film begins with a wide shot ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Kindergarten ball game /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 02May04; H45156. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 174. A row of approximately twenty-five children under the age of six ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Opening, Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28May1901; H4637. Duration: 1:48 at 15 fps. Photographed May 20, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. A group of dignitaries from various countries was photographed from a single camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34976. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 328. This film concerns the separation of mail parcels before distribution. A ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34981. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 282. Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps. The subject is the delivery of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Hyde Park School, room 2 /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 02May04; H45149. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 152. Duration: 0:48 at 18 fps. Four rows of pre-adolescent children, both ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Pan-American Exposition by night /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17Oct1901; H9784. Duration: 0:51 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Buffalo, New York. The film begins with a slow pan over the tower ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Girls winding armatures /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 28Apr1904; H45003. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 1:55 at 16 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Bass fishing /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 03Jan03; H26843. Cameraman, Arthur Marvin. Henry Talbot. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 24. Duration: 1:08 at 16 fps. A man in fashionable sporting ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The roller skate craze /

    Copyright: Selig; 09Aug07; H97845. Duration: 0:18 at 16 fps. During this short film, the cameraman photographed many different people in varied walks of life all of whom are wearing roller skates. Each ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • "Columbia" winning the cup /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Oct1899; 69350. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:33 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34971. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 342. The camera shows the action of two postal employees as they ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903