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  • Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

    Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 23Dec04; H54720. Cameraman, Jamison. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 208. Duration: 2:25 at 16 fps. The film opens on an area covered with snow ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island /

    Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Aug03; H34521. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 297. Duration: 1:32 at 16 fps. The camera was positioned to view ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Kanakas diving for money, no. 2 /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • New York City "ghetto" fish market /

    New York City "ghetto" fish market /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32029. Duration: 2:53 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed May 1, 1903. The view, photographed from an elevated camera position, looks down on a very ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 2] /

    Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 2] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34973. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 48. Male letter carriers of the U.S. Post Office are the subject ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [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
  • Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip /

    Esquimaux game of snap-the-whip /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1901; H7499. Duration: 0:21 at 20 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The Edison company distributed this film and the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Calf branding /

    Calf branding /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb98; 13531. Title is cross referenced with film: Branding cattle. The cameraman placed his camera near a fire where some branding irons were being heated. As the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Midway of Charleston exposition /

    Midway of Charleston exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Apr02; H16713. Duration: 0:21 at 16 fps. The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows people walking on the midway at the Charleston Exposition. Very few objects ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • The roller skate craze /

    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
  • Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Collecting mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34968. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 61. The subject is the movement of mail by the U.S. postal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • "Columbia" winning the cup /

    "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
  • Bathing at Atlantic City /

    Bathing at Atlantic City /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 21Aug01; H7984. Duration: 1:05 at 18 fps. The film shows the bathing beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. The camera position was from a tower or some ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Albany, N.Y., fire department /

    Albany, N.Y., fire department /

    Copyright: no reg. Main title lacking; out of frame at 12 ft. DLC Duration: 1:42 at 18 fps. A sidewalk crowd on a main street of Albany, N.Y., watches as fourteen pieces ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Women of the ghetto bathing /

    Women of the ghetto bathing /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 09Dec02; H24897. Duration: 0:55 at 16 fps. The subject is a group of women bathing in a public swimming pool. The camera was placed on the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Taping coils, Westinghouse works /

    Taping coils, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 7May1904; H45461. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:22 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Buffalo police on parade /

    Buffalo police on parade /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43417. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:34 at 22 fps. From Edison films catalog: A street scene showing parade of the entire Buffalo Police Department, 16 men abreast, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works /

    Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 6May1904; H45401. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:09 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Panorama of esplanade by night /

    Panorama of esplanade by night /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Nov1901; H10633. Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The first objects visible in this film, which ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Building a harbor at San Pedro /

    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
  • 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
  • Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /

    Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48415. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:41 (part 1) and 2:55 (part 2) at 15 fps. For other holdings on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Brook trout fishing /

    Brook trout fishing /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 16Apr02; H16650. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 38. Duration: 0:56 at 16 fps. The camera shows a small waterfall ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Boat race /

    Boat race /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 03Jan04; H55396. Title cross referenced with film title: Battleship "Indiana" in action. Cameramen, G. W. Bitzer, Wallace McCutcheon. Cameramen credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Annual baby parade, 1904, Asbury Park, N.J. /

    Annual baby parade, 1904, Asbury Park, N.J. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Sep04; H50382. Photographer, A.C. Abadie. Photographer credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 9. Kleine materials have no titles, are dark and frequently out of frame. DLC Duration: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Indian day school /

    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
  • Sleighing scene /

    Sleighing scene /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Dec1898; 73462. Duration: 0:47 at 15 fps. Location: West Side Drive, Central Park, New York, N.Y. A view of a snow-covered road in Central Park. A variety of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Girls winding armatures /

    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
  • Boys diving, Honolulu /

    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
  • Buffalo stockyards /

    Buffalo stockyards /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43408. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34984. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 255. This film shows the delivery of the U.S. mail, in a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Wrestling at the New York Athletic Club /

    Wrestling at the New York Athletic Club /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 07Nov05; H68324. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 371. Several teams of wrestlers in action were photographed from a single-camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Babies rolling eggs /

    Babies rolling eggs /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 07Apr02; H16124. Duration: 1:09 at 16 fps. Some small children in winter clothing face the camera in a semicircle. They throw what appear to be eggs down ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph /

    Corbett and Courtney before the Kinetograph /

    Copyright: Wm. K. L. Dickson; 17Nov1894; 53707. Performers: James J. Corbett, Peter Courtney. Camera, William Heise. LC copy of film is apparently only one partial round of the original six rounds. DLC ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • The Brooklyn handicap-1904 /

    The Brooklyn handicap-1904 /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 03Jun04; H46715. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 38. To film this event, the camera was placed inside the rail, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Cancelling machine, U.S.P.O. /

    Cancelling machine, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34974. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 45. The camera that photographed this film, built around the operation of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Pan-American Exposition by night /

    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
  • Tying up bags for train, U.S.P.O. /

    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
  • Rural wagon giving mail to branch, U.S.P.O. /

    Rural wagon giving mail to branch, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34983. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 282. The first scene shows a rural free delivery mail man standing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48417. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:19 at 15 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Sheep run, Chicago stockyards /

    Sheep run, Chicago stockyards /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43406. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A large flock of sheep being driven over the runs from the cars ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition /

    Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 09Aug04; H48986. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 244. Duration: 2:13 at 16 fps. One of the parades of floating ...

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

    Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34995. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 352. Duration: 0:52 at 16 fps. The photographer placed his camera to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Steam hammer, Westinghouse works /

    Steam hammer, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 13May1904; H45953. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:29 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Circular panorama of Electric Tower /

    Circular panorama of Electric Tower /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug1901; H7633. Duration: 1:26 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The film, photographed from a single camera position, ...

    • 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
  • Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34979. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 280. A man dressed in the attire of a U.S. mail carrier ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Sutro Baths /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Lurline Baths /

    Lurline Baths /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60578. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: At San Francisco. The main feature is the toboggan slide which the bathers use, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

    Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43418. Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows a part of the enormous crowd and the start and finish of the free-for-all pacing ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • Union Iron Works /

    Union Iron Works /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16436. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:29 at 27 fps. From Edison films catalog: Here was built the peerless battleship "Oregon." The scene is taken at lunch hour, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Parke Davis' employees /

    Parke Davis' employees /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 11May03; H31670. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 245. Duration: 0:44 at 20 fps. Photographed from a single-camera position, this ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Sutro Baths, no. 1 /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Princeton and Yale football game /

    Princeton and Yale football game /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 19Nov03; H38332. Cameraman, A.C. Abadie. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 263. Duration: 3:47 at 16 fps. The camera was moved to many positions throughout ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Labor Day parade] /

    [Labor Day parade] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Main, interior and end titles lacking. DLC Title, date, and production information from inventory lists. Duration: 3:13 at 16 fps. Shows a parade through bunting-draped streets, probably in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Rural wagon delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    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
  • [Claremont Theatre, N.Y.] /

    [Claremont Theatre, N.Y.] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. No titles. DLC Source used: Moving picture world, v. 23, p. 1585. Duration: 3:42 at 18 fps. Shows the entrance to the Claremont Theatre in New York City at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting sc...

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48413. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:06 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

    Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43414. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Giant coal dumper /

    Giant coal dumper /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43407. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:39 at 18 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • Lathrop School, calisthenics /

    Lathrop School, calisthenics /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 02May04; H45152. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 179. A group of preadolescent boys and girls is standing in a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works /

    Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10May1904; H45598. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:18 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Cutting and canaling ice  /

    Cutting and canaling ice /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb02; H14436. Title crossed referenced with films: Circular panorama of housing the ice ; Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains and loading it ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. /

    Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 21Jul04; H48348. Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 45. Duration: 2:09 at 16 fps. About fifty canoes filled with people on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. /

    Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 01Oct03; H36399. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 332. The subject of this Postal Department documentary is "snatching" the mail ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Skating on lake, Central Park /

    Skating on lake, Central Park /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Aug1902; H21313. Duration: 0:54 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed February 5, 1900. Location: Central Park, New York, N.Y. The view is of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Rube and Mandy at Coney Island /

    Rube and Mandy at Coney Island /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 13Aug1903; H34528. Duration: 3:55 (part 1), 3:44 (part 2), and 4:20 (part 3) at 16 fps. This film records a trip around Coney Island by a couple made ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Throwing mail into bags, U.S.P.O. /

    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
  • Pawtucket Fire Department /

    Pawtucket Fire Department /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 05Dec03; H38865. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 246. A good film, photographed from a single-camera position, of the Fire ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Noon hour, Hope Webbing Co. /

    Noon hour, Hope Webbing Co. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 05Dec03; H38864. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 224. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. The single-camera position shows the employees ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Swimming pool, Palm Beach /

    Swimming pool, Palm Beach /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Feb05; H56666. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 319. The film, photographed from a single-camera position, shows a swimming pool ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Old mail coach at Ford, U.S.P.O. /

    Old mail coach at Ford, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34990. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 228. The film begins by showing a river approximately fifty yards wide. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup /

    Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 17Oct04; H51702. Cameramen, G. W. Bitzer, A. E. Weed. Cameramen credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 18. This automobile race was filmed from many camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Drill by the Providence police /

    Drill by the Providence police /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 05Dec03; H38866. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 83. In the center of a town square, a company of uniformed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Basket ball, Missouri Valley College /

    Basket ball, Missouri Valley College /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 10May04; H45596. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 24. Duration: 0:58 at 16 fps. The subject is a basketball game ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene) /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding s...

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48413. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:32 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Opening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition /

    Opening ceremonies, St. Louis exposition /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13May04; H45954. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Duration: 3:34 at 16 fps. The principal buildings surrounding the square at the St. Louis Exposition are shown in a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • A trip around the Pan-American Exposition /

    A trip around the Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Jun1901; H4968. Duration: 3:54 (part 1), 3:51 (part 2), and 3:35 (part 3) at 15 fps. Location: Buffalo, New York. The entire film was photographed from an excursion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Armour's electric trolley /

    Armour's electric trolley /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43409. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Children in the surf, Coney Island /

    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
  • Panoramic view aisle B, Westinghouse works /

    Panoramic view aisle B, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10May1904; H45597. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:19 at 16 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Buffalo Bill's wild west parade /

    Buffalo Bill's wild west parade /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2July1902; H19660. Duration: 1:52 at 10 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed April 1, 1901. Location: Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. The film shows a parade ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Asia in America, St. Louis exposition /

    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
  • Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. /

    Clerks casing mail for bags, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34972. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 58. The subject is an operation of mail handling called "casing." The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Leonard-Cushing fight /

    Leonard-Cushing fight /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Appearing: Mike Leonard, Jack Cushing. Originally released for kinetoscope exhibition. Duration: 0:37 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: An actual six-round contest between Mike Leonard, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. /

    Carriers at work, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34978. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 48. The subject is the handling and sorting of the U.S. mail. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Augy03; H34985. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 43. Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps. The film shows a man carrying ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • St. Patrick's Day parade, Lowell, Mass.

    St. Patrick's Day parade, Lowell, Mass.

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:21 at 16 fps. Shows policemen and men in top hats and formal riding attire carrying large bunches of flowers as they parade on horseback. Angle changes slightly ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

    Annual parade, New York Fire Department /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 17May04; H46128. Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 9. Duration: 4:43 at 16 fps. Dignitaries are shown as they alight from ...

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

    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
  • Central high school, gymnastic drill /

    Central high school, gymnastic drill /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 02May04; H45154. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 51 The cameraman placed his equipment at the edge of a school ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Panoramic view of Charleston exposition /

    Panoramic view of Charleston exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Apr02; H16720. Duration: 3:02 at 16 fps. The camera was placed in almost the center of the compound area by the exhibit buildings, and the cameraman began ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902