• The good sport /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Apr18; LP12317. James Montgomery Flagg, Florence Fair, Arthur William Brown. Ref print is incomplete: blank footage at ca. 9 ft. in, and some intertitles are out of sequence or repeated. These errors have been corrected in the digital file. DLC Duration: 3:18 (part 1), 3:36 (part 2), 3:24 (part 3), and 3:08 (part 4) at 18 fps. A domestic ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Theodore Roosevelt /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27382. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:15 at 16 fps. TR, in formal dress with hat, walks down the steps of the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. and turns and walks toward the stationary camera. The south portico of the White House is visible through trees in background. This may be the first motion picture taken of Theodore ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Army pack train bringing supplies. /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:46 at 15 fps. Photographed: 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidio, outside the burned part of the city. The Army played a major role in relief and refugee ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • President Roosevelt reviewing the troops at Charleston Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 18Apr02; H16715. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Captain F.W. Wagener, Mayor Smyth, Governor McSweeney, and Governor Avcock. Duration: 2:20 at 14 fps. President Roosevelt is standing on a platform in front of an Auditorium, photographed from across the street. At his left is Mrs. Roosevelt, holding carnations. They review the army, navy, and marine corps foot soldiers at the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Roosevelt scenes [1917-1918] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:04 at 18 fps. RMA lists date in title as 1917. Appearing: Brigadier General Michael J. Lenihan, Capt. Thomas C. Cook, Hector Carlier, Major Leon Osterrieth, George T. Wilson, Frederic Coudert, Baron Ludovic Moncheur, General Mathieu Leclercq, Jean D. Mertens, T.P. O'Connor, Count Louis d'Ursel, Joseph A.A. Burnquist, Thomas H. Barry. Views of TR at various public functions in support ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:20 at 24 fps. Viewing print (16 mm.) and non-viewing pos lack interior title. DLC Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of a huge tree filled with frightened animals, as a monkey on the ground peers over a cliff; he begins jumping up and down, pointing and climbing the tree as TR appears over ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • TR at Fargo, N.D., during Progressive campaign, 1912 [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Main title "Roosevelt" appears on film; it appears to have been spliced on. "General Film Publicity & Sales Co.", which is probably a film distributor, also appears on film. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, George E. Roosevelt. Duration: 2:57 (part 1), 1:58 (part 2) at 18 fps. Sources used: P&P portrait file; The Fargo forum, 9/6/12, p. 1. As part of a western ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Hilltop

    Young people singing "I'd like to buy the world a coke" on a hilltop in Italy. Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Lyric: I'd like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love, Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow white turtle doves. I'd like to teach the world to sing ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32394. Duration: 2:04 (part 1) and 2:43 (part 2) at 10 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. This film shows the crowd gathered in San Francisco for the dedication of the Dewey Monument in Union Square, on Thursday, May 14, 1903, from 9:00am to 9:20am. The Monument, which is still in place, commemorates the victory of Admiral George Dewey ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16388. Duration: 3:07 (part 1) and 3:01 (part 2) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This panoramic scene is taken from a Seine steamboat and gives a rapid view of the banks of the river. The launch steams under six bridges and past the Street of Nations. The United States Building is a prominent white domed structure, gay ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Battle of Mafeking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9117. Duration: 1:15 at 18 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the opening of this picture we see in the foreground a company of Highlanders preparing for a charge on the Boer entrenchments seen in the distance. Just in advance of the Highlanders, two pieces of artillery have just been placed in position, and these immediately open fire upon ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (1 of 5)]

    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 lighting and backgrounds. Coca-Cola introduced its first color Television advertising on June 15, 1964. This reel of film was to examine how the product looked to determine best lighting, etc. There is ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • The lone fisherman /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:58 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, sitting on the end of a plank, waiting for a bite. Practical joker comes along and removes stone from other end of plank. 115 feet. $17.25. MAVIS 183873. DLC Based on the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • 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
  • A glimpse of the San Diego exposition /

    Copyright: Keystone; 18Feb15; MP293. Duration: 3:57 (part 1), 3:22 (part 2) at 16 fps. The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from left to right, following the horizon. The picture includes all of the spires and buildings of the fair. Then the camera is moved to the Exposition midway and footage is taken of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Kanakas diving for money, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 22Jun98; 38215. Cameramen, James H. White, W. Bleckyrden. Cameramen credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 173. Duration: 0:31 at 28 fps. Several native boys swimming in what appears to be a harbor area can be seen in the foreground. In the background several seagoing ships are loading and unloading cargo. During the course of the film, a man ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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 from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC Filmed ca. Sept. 5, 1899, when Admiral Dewey stopped off at Gibraltar on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Hilltop outtake: Scattered shots of kids sitting on hill

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Wexler Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 2. COK 1717/Can No. 7027. Coke Seminar of Buy the World. Trims and Outs. Elements A - U There is no audio. 5 seconds

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • TR's return to New York, 1910 [1].

    Copyright: no. reg. Duration: 3:49 (part) 1, 3:53 (part 2) at 20 fps. Roosevelt Memorial Association title: TR's return to New York, 1910 (old version); new version not identified. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, the Roosevelt children, Mrs. Roosevelt, Mayor William J. Gaynor, Cornelius Vanderbilt. On June 18, 1910, Theodore Roosevelt returned to New York City after a fifteen-month tour abroad, having travelled through Africa ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Uncle Josh in a spooky hotel /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Mar1900; D6367. Duration: 1:16 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The landlord enters with his rural guest. After examining the bed and other things in the room, Josh takes a seat beside the landlord, who tells him that there is a rumor that a ghost appears in that room every night at 12 o'clock. The ghost then appears mysteriously ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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 ruins was ideal to view the tall ruined buildings along and north of Market Street. Since the facade of St. Patrick's Church is not visible in the pan, the film is probably ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • The burning stable /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31Oct1896; 60143. Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. Camera, William Heise. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Shows a barn actually in flames, from which four horses and a burning wagon are rescued by firemen and stable hands. The scene is exciting, full of action from beginning to end, and all its details are clearly and sharply defined. Thick volumes of smoke ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Mesmerist and country couple /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17June1899; 40080. J. Stuart Blackton (Professor). Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Mr. and Mrs. Hayseed have heard of this wonderful Professor, and come to his office. They waken him from a trance, give him a fee and he hypnotizes them. The stunts they do while under his influence would make the Sphinx ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Expert bag punching

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (101 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 28July1903; H33886. Original main title lacking. Duration: 1:30 at 18 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Copyright notice on film: Thomas A. Edison ; 1904. Title from Kleine inventory. Nitrate deterioration printed through. DLC Duration: 2:13 at 18 fps. Crowds of people in their Easter finery parade on the boardwalk near Green's Hotel, and near a pier in Atlantic City. Some people ride in stroller chairs, one man pushes a baby carriage, and the ladies hold their ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904