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  • Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar /

    Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Sept1899; 62823. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Duration: 1:22 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate ...

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

    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
  • TR in San Francisco, 1903 /

    TR in San Francisco, 1903 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:26 at 15 fps. Photographed: May 13, 1903. Location: Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, California. President Roosevelt reviewed the school children of San Francisco from 10:00am to 10:30am ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American Exposition /

    President McKinley reviewing the troops at the Pan-American E...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Sept1901; H8588. Duration: 1:28 at 15 fps. Photographed September 5, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. From a single camera position pointed directly at the reviewing stand, the film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34994. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 334. The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, and loading it into boats /

    Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, a...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb02; H14435. Title cross referenced with two films: Circular panorama of housing the ice and Cutting and canaling ice. The film covers four operations involved in shipping ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Delivering mail from sub-station /

    Delivering mail from sub-station /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 01Oct03; H36398. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 76. The subjects seen by the camera are a portion of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Excavating for a New York foundation /

    Excavating for a New York foundation /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Nov1903; H38561. Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps. Location: New York, N.Y. The scene is an excavation pit at an unidentified New York City construction site. A ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Cartoon of TR's reception by crowned heads of Europe /

    Cartoon of TR's reception by crowned heads of Europe /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:07 at 18 fps. Animated cartoon of Roosevelt's reception in Europe during his April-June 1910 tour. Sequences of crowned heads of Europe sitting in an open automobile, labeled ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Dancing darkey boy / Catalog Record

    Dancing darkey boy /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60568. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 0:27 at 24.76 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Toto Brothers

    Toto Brothers

    motion picture | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (362 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (362 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Princess Rajah dance

    Princess Rajah dance

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • The  serenaders

    The serenaders

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

    Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43412. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1] /

    President McKinley's funeral, 1901 [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 4:44 (part 1), 4:06 (part 2), and 4:21 (part 3) at 16 fps. May be an American Mutoscope and Biograph Company production. Film sequence does not follow order ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 2

    The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-03-13
  • TR speaking in Panama, November 1906 /

    TR speaking in Panama, November 1906 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, President Amador Guerrero, Edith Roosevelt. Duration: 2:29 at 14 fps. TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan /

    U.S. troops and Red Cross in the trenches before Caloocan /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37441. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:41 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9084. Duration: 3:11 at 15 fps. Photographed September 19, 1901. Photographed from several camera positions, the film shows the funeral procession both preceding and following the body ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Procession of floats /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2 /

    New Brooklyn to New York via Brooklyn Bridge, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Sep1899; 61218. Duration: 2:13 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This is a new negative showing the entire trip from Brooklyn to New York, in which the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Parade of "exempt" firemen /

    Parade of "exempt" firemen /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 1Oct1903; H36401. Duration: 1:29 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed September 21, 1903. Location: Washington Square Park (Greenwich Village), New York, N.Y. The film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • TR attends his son Archie's wedding at Boston, 1917 /

    TR attends his son Archie's wedding at Boston, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Edith Roosevelt, Archie Roosevelt, Grace S. Lockwood. Duration: 0:47 at 18 fps. On April 14, 1917, Archie Roosevelt marries Grace S. Lockwood at the Emmanuel ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    Gymnasium exercises and drill at Newport Training School /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22022. Duration: 1:18 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the young cadets going through their daily exercises and drill, and is full of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Catching an early train /

    Catching an early train /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Nov1901; H10604. Duration: 0:36 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Surburbanite [sic] is seen in bed chamber, discovers he has overslept himself, jumps out of bed, shirt, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Preserving Digital Public Television

    Preserving Digital Public Television

    Project director Nan Rubin discussed the "Preserving Digital Public Television" project, which is funded with a dollar-for-dollar matching award from the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. The "Preserving Digital Public ...

    • Contributor: Rubin, Nan
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006-03-08
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt arrives in New York after the World War /

    Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt arrives in New York aft...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:09 at 18 fps. Interior title contains logo: H-N. Theodore Roosevelt Jr., suffering from a machine gun wound in the leg, returned as a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • [Stop motion: "Time for Coke"]

    [Stop motion: "Time for Coke"]

    This film is from an advertising reel with a work print version of stop motion advertising developed by the D'Arcy agency for Coca-Cola between 1954 and 1956. D'Arcy was Coca-Cola's advertising agency ...

    • Contributor: The D'Arcy Agency
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953-00-00
  • Snowflake - Beach

    Snowflake - Beach

    International commercial filmed in a combination of two different areas in the Italian Alps and a stage in Milan. John Madden 30 seconds

    • Contributor: Leo Burnett Usa
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999-00-00
  • Elevated railroad, New York /

    Elevated railroad, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28548. Duration: 1:07 at 15 fps. The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

    Panoramic view of the Champs Elysees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18581. Duration: 0:48 at 16 fps. Filmed in July 1900, on the Champs Elysées in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Kindergarten ball game /

    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
  • A street Arab /

    A street Arab /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25336. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. Location: New York, N.Y. A preadolescent boy, dressed like a street urchin, performs acrobatic stunts for the camera. From a contemporary ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • [Lancaster, Pa., high school] /

    [Lancaster, Pa., high school] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. All titles lacking. DLC Title and production information from Kleine inventories. Duration: 1:56 at 18 fps. Shows boys and girls going out the door and down the steps of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The enchanted drawing /

    The enchanted drawing /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Nov1900; D21656. Performer: J. Stuart Blackton. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:26 at 18 fps. From Edison films catalog: Upon a large sheet of white paper a cartoonist ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Sampson-Schley controversy /

    Sampson-Schley controversy /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 15Aug1901; H7674. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Duration: 2:32 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • The Astor tramp /

    The Astor tramp /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77520. Duration: 1:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog, no. 105: A side-splitting subject, showing the mistaken tramp's arrival at the famous New York hotel, the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Loading sugar cane /

    Loading sugar cane /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 05Sep02; H21496. Title cross referenced with film titles: Cutting sugar cane ; Train of sugar cane. Cameraman, Robert K. Bonine. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

    The execution of Mary, Queen of Scots /

    Copyright: no reg. Robert Thomae (Mary). Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:15 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Representing the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots. A realistic reproduction of an ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1895
  • Hilltop outtake: Dolly out and back

    Hilltop outtake: Dolly out and back

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 11. COK1714/Can No. 7026. Coke Seminar on Buy the World. Trims and outs. ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Broadway & Union Square, New York /

    Broadway & Union Square, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8Jul1903; H33290. Main title lacking. DLC Title, Broadway and Union Square, New York, taken from leader. DLC Film copyrighted under title: Broadway & Union Square, New ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Packing ammunition on mules, Cuba /

    Packing ammunition on mules, Cuba /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46692. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:34 at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal /

    Panama Canal--scenes of the finished Canal /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 4:00 (part 2), 3:56 (part 3), 4:07 (part 4), 0:52 (part 5) at 14 fps. Scenes of the Panama Canal, generally in the natural order ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola in refrigerator (2 of 2)]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola in refrigerator (2 of 2)]

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Scenes of Roosevelt Dam /

    Scenes of Roosevelt Dam /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:51 at 18 fps. Panoramic views of the Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River in Arizona: shots include rocky hill above dam, water rushing through portions of dam, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (2 of 5)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a g...

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

    Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 18Sept1901; H8753. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Duration: 0:49 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Capture of trenches at Candaba /

    Capture of trenches at Candaba /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10June1899; 38515. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:51 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Colonel Funston swimming the Bagbag River /

    Colonel Funston swimming the Bagbag River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Sep1899; 61838. Duration: 1:45 at 16 fps. A fictionalized reenactment of an incident in the Spanish-American War when an American officer swam the Bagbag River despite the presence ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Naval apprentices at sail drill on historic ship "Constellation" /

    Naval apprentices at sail drill on historic ship "Constellati...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22020. Duration: 2:01 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture opens with the young cadets climbing the rigging and going through the sail drill on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The  chimney sweep and the miller

    The chimney sweep and the miller

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (32 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /

    Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Feb1901; H1402. Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A burlesque on Theodore Roosevelt hunting mountain lions in Colorado and taken from the New York Journal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Logging in Maine /

    Logging in Maine /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19Jun06; H79740. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 187. Duration of online digital copy: 3:11 (part 1), 3:20 (part 2), ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Chicago-Michigan football game /

    Chicago-Michigan football game /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Duration: 4:03 (part 1), 2:30 (part 2) at 20 fps. Excerpts of a 1903 football game between the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Includes views of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Tossing eggs /

    Tossing eggs /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 07Apr02; H16117. Title cross referenced with film: Scrambling for eggs. The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a group of adults and adolescents on what appears ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Breaking of the crowd at military review at Longchamps [sic] /

    Breaking of the crowd at military review at Longchamps [sic] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18580. Duration: 0:41 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows thousands of people leaving their seats in the grand stand and going across the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The ball game /

    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
  • Happy Hooligan

    Happy Hooligan

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Herding horses across a river /

    Herding horses across a river /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18May04; H46142. Cameraman, A. C. Abadie. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 136. Duration: 1:06 at 16 fps. Approximately forty horses can be seen in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • W.S.S. Thriftettes /

    W.S.S. Thriftettes /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:33 at 18 fps. A promotion for war savings stamps, reputed here to help confine Germany's Kaiser to a circus cage. Summary from Origin of American animation 1900-1921 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Sunset Limited, Southern Pacific Ry. /

    Sunset Limited, Southern Pacific Ry. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13551. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 1:09 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at Fingal, Cal., where the world-renowned "Sunset Limited" trains pass each other. One ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • TR with Rough Rider friends /

    TR with Rough Rider friends /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Albert B. Fall. Duration: 0:26 at 18 fps. Scenes of TR in a western setting; the man on TR's immediate left appears to be Albert ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • TR speaking at the Battery, 1910 /

    TR speaking at the Battery, 1910 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:45 at 20 fps. Upon returning to the United States after an extended tour abroad, Theodore Roosevelt is welcomed with elaborate festivities in New York City on June ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • A trip to Berkeley, Cal. /

    A trip to Berkeley, Cal. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23Jun1906; H79820. Duration: 3:05 at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 24, 1906. Location: Berkeley, California. This film, shot from a moving streetcar, shows ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

    Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9115. Duration: 1:38 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Near the center of this scene we see the regimental surgeon directing the movements of the Ambulance ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 /

    Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 /

    Copyright: W. K. L. Dickson; 9Jan1894; 2887. Performer: Fred Ott. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:05 at 16 fps. Film made for publicity purposes, as a series of still photographs to accompany an ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Life rescue at Long Branch /

    Life rescue at Long Branch /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Sept1901; H8692. Duration: 2:19 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. August to early September 1901. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. Sources used: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Hockey match on the ice /

    Hockey match on the ice /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13572. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The skaters dart to and fro, swinging their hockeys and trying to hit the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Sandow /

    Sandow /

    Copyright (under title Souvenir strip of the Edison Kinetoscope): W.K.L. Dickson; 18May1894; 10777. Performer: Eugen Sandow (aka Friedrich Muller). Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps. According to vaudeville historian Joe ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Cuban volunteers embarking /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

    9th Infantry boys' morning wash /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31444. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:27 at 26 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /

    Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Jan1902; H13364. Charles "Daddy" Manley (Uncle Josh). Duration: 1:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] /

    Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congres...

    Copyright: no reg. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists dates in title as 1917-1918. Mutual Film Corp. produced and released Screen telegram from Mar.-Nov., 1918. Appearing: Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:34 at 20 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

    General Wheeler and Secretary Alger /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28551. Original main title lacking. DLC Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Duration: 0:23 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 1] /

    Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 1] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77925. Duration: 2:14 at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: Market and Mission streets, San Francisco, California. This film is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Parade of Chinese /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    [Scenes of the British royal family] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:34 at 18 fps. RMA gives title as King George and Queen Mary of England. Appearing: Queen Mary, King George, Queen Alexandra, the Duke of Connaught, Princess Mary, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • TR reviews French troops at Vincennes, France, 1910 /

    TR reviews French troops at Vincennes, France, 1910 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Ambasssador Robert Bacon, Ambassador Jules Jusserand, General Jean B. Dalstein, M. Lépine, General Verand, Colonel Jacquot. Duration: 3:40 at 16 fps. Film is out of sequence. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Filipinos retreat from trenches /

    Filipinos retreat from trenches /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37444. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:51 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • The magician /

    The magician /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4733. Duration: 0:58 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Dick Croker leaving Tammany Hall /

    Dick Croker leaving Tammany Hall /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Feb1900; D3543. Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A very lifelike picture of the famous New York politician and Tammany Hall boss. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Naval sham battle at Newport /

    Naval sham battle at Newport /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22019. Duration: 1:34 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Showing the attacking forces drawn up in line of battle. They immediately commence firing on the shore ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Dance, Franchonetti Sisters

    Dance, Franchonetti Sisters

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Spanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Spanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Oct1901; H10111. Duration: 1:18 at 15 fps. Location: Buffalo, New York. The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Ameta

    Ameta

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Bass fishing /

    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
  • An artist's dream /

    An artist's dream /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6369. Duration: 1:03 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in the interior of an artist's studio. Mephisto appears mysteriously and signals the pictures ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy /

    The dinosaur and the missing link, a prehistoric tragedy /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Mar17; MP893. Original release was tinted. Duration: 3:23 (part 1) and 2:50 (part 2) at 22 fps. Uses clay animation to tell a story of prehistoric times. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:27 at 16 fps. Film is out of frame briefly at ca. ft. 12. Sources used: New York tribune, 5/28/16, pt. 1, p.1-2; 6/4/16, pt. 5, p. 1; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (1 of 5)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a g...

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shots of Wexler group

    Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shots of Wexler group

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Wexler Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 11. COK1714/Can No. 7026. Coke Seminar on Buy the World. Trims and outs. Elements ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Glenroy Bros.

    Glenroy Bros.

    Copyright: no reg. Performers: Glenroy Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00. MAVIS 180327. DLC Filmed October 6, 1894, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Cattle driven to slaughter /

    Cattle driven to slaughter /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43405. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • The artist's dilemma /

    The artist's dilemma /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Dec1901; H11475. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:50 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in an artist's studio, the artist ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • [Stop motion: Walking hot dog, hamburgers, and disappearing Coca-Cola]

    [Stop motion: Walking hot dog, hamburgers, and disappearing C...

    This film is from an advertising reel with a work print version of stop motion advertising developed by the D'Arcy agency for Coca-Cola between 1954 and 1956. D'Arcy was Coca-Cola's advertising agency ...

    • Contributor: The D'Arcy Agency
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1953-00-00
  • Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works /

    Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48416. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:20 (part 1) and 1:52 (part 2) at 14 fps. For other holdings on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. /

    Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34993. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 187. This film, part of series on the various activities of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Mean Joe Greene

    Mean Joe Greene

    Writer: Penny Hawkey Art Director: Roger Mosconi Featuring the defensive lineman "Mean" Joe Greene from the Pittsburgh Steelers professional football team and a twelve-year-old boy, Tommy Okon. Lee Lacy 30 seconds

    • Contributor: Jean Claude Kaufman/Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-00-00
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (5 of 5)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a g...

    From a reel entitled "Experimental TV Color Project. 1964." This reel of film contains 40 color film snippets (18 are included on this site) of Coca-Cola bottles, cans and performers in varying ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

    U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46690. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:39 at 20 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

    Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52059. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:42 at 20 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Transport "Whitney" leaving dock /

    Transport "Whitney" leaving dock /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31447. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Shooting the chutes /

    Shooting the chutes /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:23 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A lively scene on the famous water chutes at Coney Island. Filmed June 18-23, 1896, at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • The  extra turn

    The extra turn

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified works].

    [Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidenti...

    Copyright: unknown. Previously misidentified as the 1897 Edison film, Police patrol wagon. However, footage does not match Maguire & Baucus summary or photo in Musser's Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900. Confirmed by e-mail ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897