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  • Krazy Kat, bugologist /

    Krazy Kat, bugologist /

    Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 14Mar16; MP573. Story, George Herriman. Duration: 3:21 at 22 fps. While in the woods studying bugs, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse encounter a sleeping bee and an ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • 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
  • Band drill /

    Band drill /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:20 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Panoramic view of Newport /

    Panoramic view of Newport /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10163. Duration: 1:13 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Possibly the sensation of the flight of a bird can be nearest realized by being on deck ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Hadj Cheriff /

    Hadj Cheriff /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Hadji L. Cheriff. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 179351. DLC Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • The messenger boy's mistake /

    The messenger boy's mistake /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Oct1903; H36779. Duration: 1:41 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: "Cholly" wishes to call on his best girl and send her a large bouquet. To find out ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe

    Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:26 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bregeiro Maxixe" by Ernesto Nazareth in The Mark ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Renaissance Dance: Pavane (pavan) steps for moving backward

    Renaissance Dance: Pavane (pavan) steps for moving backward

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:26 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Thomas Baird dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Belle qui tiens ma vie" from Arbeau. See: pas simple p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Close view of the "Brooklyn," naval parade /

    Close view of the "Brooklyn," naval parade /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52054. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 0:26 at 28 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Ragtime Dance: Argentine Tango (1st figure-feet only)

    Ragtime Dance: Argentine Tango (1st figure-feet only)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:21 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. See: p. 60 (1st Figure--feet only) in Walker, C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Roundup: Going to Camp

    Roundup: Going to Camp

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-01
  • The River of Doubt [2] /

    The River of Doubt [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Editor, Caroline Gentry; photographer, Anthony Fiala. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Candido Mariano da Silva, George M. Dyott, Anthony Fiala, George K. Cherrie, John A. Zahm, Kermit Roosevelt, Frank Harper, Leo ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • 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
  • Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria greeted by his people /

    Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria greeted by his people /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:00 at 18 fps. Location in title unverified. Views of Francis Joseph I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary, and an entourage of military officers and civilians walking down a wide ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • The first sleigh-ride /

    The first sleigh-ride /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Jan1897; 3846. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:22 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This subject taken just after the recent first fall of snow, shows two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Waltz

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:44 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Wein, Weib und Gesang Waltzes," in Johann Strauss ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, Cal., from a balloon /

    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 - ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • Capsize of lifeboat /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • A  gesture fight in Hester Street

    A gesture fight in Hester Street

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Hilltop outtake: Two young ladies trying out for the opening scene

    Hilltop outtake: Two young ladies trying out for the opening ...

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 3. E.C. Cok - 1709. Coke ôBuy the Worldö Original Color Dailies. For ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Admiral Dewey taking leave of Washington committee on the U.S. cruiser "Olympia" /

    Admiral Dewey taking leave of Washington committee on the U.S...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63831. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Hilltop outtake: Crowd shot camera lowers then raises

    Hilltop outtake: Crowd shot camera lowers then raises

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 1. E.C. Cok 121 - ôBuy the Worldö Original. Color Dailies. Can ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • The good sport /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsmouth, N.H. /

    Scenes and incidents, Russo-Japanese peace conference, Portsm...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug05; H64509. Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter. Appearing: Marquis Jutarō Komura, Baron Kogoro Takahira, Graf Sergeĭ I︠U︡lʹevich Witte, Baron Roman Romanovich Rosen, Herbert H.D. Pierce, Admiral William Mead. Duration: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

    Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1900; D18562. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:07 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Fisherman's luck /

    Fisherman's luck /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52618. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Ragtime Dance: Standard Waltz

    Ragtime Dance: Standard Waltz

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:39 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Bink's Waltz" by Scott Joplin, Saint Louis: Bahnsen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Tenderloin at night /

    Tenderloin at night /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 /

    RMA flag service on the steps of New York Public Library, 1919 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. Film sequence does not follow order of actual events; second sequence, children at the grave, is unverified. Appearing: Samuel Abbott, Henry Cabot Lodge, Henry ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • 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
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (3 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (3 of...

    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
  • Dr. William Gorgas /

    Dr. William Gorgas /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:22 at 20 fps. Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • TR in Baltimore during Liberty Loan drive, 1918 /

    TR in Baltimore during Liberty Loan drive, 1918 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Cardinal James Gibbons, Governor Emerson C. Harrington, Mrs. Thomas J. Preston, Dr. Thomas J. Preston. Duration: 0:54 at 16 fps. On Sept. 28, 1918, Theodore ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola in refrigerator (1 of 2)]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola in refrigerator (1 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
  • Hopi Indians dance for TR at [Walpi, Ariz.] 1913 /

    Hopi Indians dance for TR at [Walpi, Ariz.] 1913 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:48 at 17 fps. RMA lists location in title as Albuquerque, NM. Some footage of film jumps vertically, film appears to be out of sequence. Appearing: TR's sons ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1913
  • Hilltop outtake: Young lady messes up and waves off camera.

    Hilltop outtake: Young lady messes up and waves off camera.

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 1. E.C. Cok 121 - ôBuy the Worldö Original. Color Dailies. Can ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Passaic Falls /

    Passaic Falls /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: A beautiful picture of the falls of the Passaic River, near Paterson, N.J. MAVIS 183875. DLC ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees /

    Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63830. Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 1:24 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • The enchanted glasses /

    The enchanted glasses /

    Julienne Mathieu. Originally released in France by Pathé frères in 1907. Devilish looking man dances with a dress in his arms. The dress stands up by itself and a woman magician appears ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Zingirella

    Mid-Nineteenth-Century Dance: Zingirella

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:28 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "The Original Mazurka, and Cellarius Waltze," by Jullien, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Skirmish of Rough Riders /

    Skirmish of Rough Riders /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10June1899; 38516. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:50 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Cross Step Polka

    Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: Cross Step Polka

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:29 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird, dancers; Boris Gurevich, piano. Music: "Spring Morning Polka," by A.P. Wyman in The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Panoramic view of Electric Tower from a balloon /

    Panoramic view of Electric Tower from a balloon /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug1901; H7634. Duration: 1:20 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The title indicates that this film was taken ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

    South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13568. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Down the old Potomac /

    Down the old Potomac /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:54 (part 1), 4:00 (part 2), and 3:36 (part 3) at 16 fps. Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Mesmerist and country couple /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Renaissance Dance: Passage d'unze pas (eleven-step gallliard variation)

    Renaissance Dance: Passage d'unze pas (eleven-step gallliard ...

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:24 | Reconstructed by Cheryl Stafford. Performed by Cheryl Stafford, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: variation on "Belle qui tiens ma vie" by Thoinot Arbeau. See: ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    Interview with Carolyn Mooney, Naples, Italy, November 16, 2001

    • Contributor: Mooney, Carolyn - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-16
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (4 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
  • Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    Panoramic view of the Golden Gate /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Jan1902; H13041. Duration: 2:39 at 15 fps. Location: Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California. This film, photographed from the front of a moving steam engine, shows the scenic portion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. /

    Interior N.Y. subway, 14th St. to 42nd St. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 5June1905; H61570. Duration: 3:37 (part 1) and 2:41 (part 2) at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed May 21, 1905. Location: Interborough Subway, 14 St. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Roosevelt's Rough Riders /

    Roosevelt's Rough Riders /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18June1903; H32832. Original main title lacking. DLC Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Duration: 0:25 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Roundup: Gathering the Herd

    Roundup: Gathering the Herd

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Fleischhauer, Carl - Smock, William
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1979-10-02
  • Battle of Chemulpo Bay /

    Battle of Chemulpo Bay /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 12Apr1904; H44434. Photographer, Edwin S. Porter. Titles lacking from ref print (copy 1), dupe neg (copy 1) and from arch pos. DLC Titles added to ref print ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • 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
  • What demoralized the barber shop /

    What demoralized the barber shop /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Dec1898; 73465. On original paper pos: "Copyrighted 1897." DLC Duration: 0:48 at 22 fps. Camera, William Heise? From K.R. Niver: In a set of a barbershop, a number ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • A day with Thomas A. Edison /

    A day with Thomas A. Edison /

    Copyright: General Electric Co.; 26Jun22; MU2171. Author, H. Schroeder. Duration: 3:37 (part 1), 4:13 (part 2), 4:02 (part 3), 4:02 (part 4), 4:15 (part 5), and 3:35 (part 6) at 16 fps. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1922
  • [Gertie on tour--excerpts] /

    [Gertie on tour--excerpts] /

    Copyright: no reg. Additional animators, John McCay, John Fitzsimmons. Main and end titles and parts of film lacking. DLC Duration: 1:22 at 24 fps. Gertie is a dinosaur who lives in present ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • The Dewey arch /

    The Dewey arch /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18June1903; H32835. Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Camera, F.S. Armitage. Duration: 0:52 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Krazy Kat goes a-wooing /

    Krazy Kat goes a-wooing /

    Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 29Feb16; MP557. Story, George Herriman. Duration: 2:15 at 22 fps. Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks. Summary from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Cattle leaving the corral /

    Cattle leaving the corral /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb98; 13542. Duration: 0:30 at 28 fps. The single camera shows a fenced area, a large gate, two men on the fencepost above the gate, and a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /

    S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60581. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:23 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel away from the dock and slowly turning. The vessel is seen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Hilltop outtake: Begins with two young ladies and pans down line.

    Hilltop outtake: Begins with two young ladies and pans down l...

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtakes Reel No. 3. E.C. Cok - 1709. Coke ôBuy the Worldö Original Color Dailies. For ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • 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
  • Renaissance Dance: Conversion while dancing the pavane (pavan)

    Renaissance Dance: Conversion while dancing the pavane (pavan)

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:16 | Reconstructed by Elizabeth Aldrich. Performed by Thomas Baird, dancer; Susan Manus, violin. Music: "Belle qui tiens ma vie" from Arbeau. See: in Arbeau, Thoinot. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y. /

    Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32034. Duration: 2:23 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. This film was photographed from a boat heading south along the eastern shore of Blackwell's Island (known ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Stirrups and Taps

    Stirrups and Taps

    • Contributor: Stewart, Leslie J. - Marshall, Howard W. - Gastañaga, Linda - Ahlborn, Richard E.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1978-07-25
  • Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 2001 (part 2 of 2)

    Interview with Rosanne Wagner, Naples, Italy, December 2, 200...

    • Contributor: Wagner, Rosanne - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-12-02
  • The burglar's slide for life /

    The burglar's slide for life /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1905; H60117. Performer: Mannie, the Edison dog. Duration: 2:57 (part 1) and 2:34 (part 2) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The first scene shows the interior ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9082. Duration: 0:41 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • President Roosevelt reviewing the troops at Charleston Exposition /

    President Roosevelt reviewing the troops at Charleston Exposi...

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

    Panorama of orphans' home, Galveston /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1900; D18564. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This is the building in which so many of the poor orphans met ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Expert bag punching

    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. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • 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
  • Exchange of mail at rural P.O., U.S.P.O. /

    Exchange of mail at rural P.O., U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34982. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 94. The opening scene shows a yard in front of what seems ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Levi & Cohen, the Irish comedians

    Levi & Cohen, the Irish comedians

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Color experiment: Color chart]

    [Color experiment: Color chart]

    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
  • 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
  • The fleet steaming up North River /

    The fleet steaming up North River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52047. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:52 at 20 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Launching, no. 2 /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (3 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
  • Fisherman's Wharf /

    Fisherman's Wharf /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60562. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • Trained cavalry horses /

    Trained cavalry horses /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38235. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • TR speaking at the dedication of Roosevelt Dam, 1911 /

    TR speaking at the dedication of Roosevelt Dam, 1911 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Governor Richard E. Sloan, Louis C. Hill, Benjamin A. Fowler. Duration: 0:19 at 18 fps. On March 18, 1911, TR spoke at the dedication of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    Interview with Jessica Horner, Naples, Italy, November 15, 2001

    • Contributor: Horner, Jessica - George, Scott Edward
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-11-15
  • TR in Africa [1909, 2] /

    TR in Africa [1909, 2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists date in title as 1910. Film appears to be fragment of production, Roosevelt in Africa, released April 18, 1910. Photographer, Cherry Kearton. Appearing: President Theodore ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • The great train robbery /

    The great train robbery /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Dec1903; H38748. Justus D. Barnes (head bandit), G. M. Anderson (slain passenger, tenderfoot, and robber), Walter Cameron (sheriff). Camera, Edwin S. Porter, J.B. Smith, and others. Incomplete: according ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Fougère

    Fougère

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Edison kinetoscopic record of a sneeze, January 7, 1894 /

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

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Web Pages
    • Date: 1894
  • 10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, leaving cars /

    10th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion, leaving cars /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31440. Duration: 1:20:00 at 18 fps. "American infantry troops dressed in field uniforms of the Spanish-American War can be seen close to the foreground of the camera ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Waterfall in the Catskills /

    Waterfall in the Catskills /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43413. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Beautiful water effects at Haines' Falls, a most picturesque and charming mountain cataract. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • Burial of the "Maine" victims /

    Burial of the "Maine" victims /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25325. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 1:50 at 20 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Keeping up with the Joneses. [Men's styles] /

    Keeping up with the Joneses. [Men's styles] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:34 at 22 fps. "Mutual program." A domestic comedy about the McGinis family--husband Aloysius, wife Clarice, daughter Julie, and housemaid Belladonna. The simple story lines often parody society's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915