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  • 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
  • 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
  • Clerks tying bags, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34975. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 58. Two employees of the Post Office Department are removing stacks of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [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
  • Boers bringing in British prisoners /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Apr1900; D7810. Duration: 1:12 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • President McKinley taking the oath /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 8Mar1901; H1794. Duration: 0:44 at 15 fps. Photographed March, 1901. Location: Washington, D.C. This film records President McKinley taking the oath of office. The first camera position shows ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • [Color experiment: Food still life with woman's hand (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
  • 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
  • High school field exercises, Missouri Commission /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 7May04; H45455. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 136. Duration: 0:54 at 16 fps. The cameraman placed his equipment on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 104th Street curve, New York, elevated railway /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27964. Duration: 2:18 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken from the front platform of a special train run backward over the celebrated S curve. Not ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • 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
  • Scenes of TR at Sagamore Hill, 1912 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Archie Roosevelt, William P. Helm. Duration: 2:12 at 18 fps. First film footage taken of TR at Sagamore Hill, summer of 1912. TR on his horse ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • TR Jr. with group of sailors and soldiers /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Originally part of the newsreel series, Pathe news, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p.135. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Duration: 0:12 at 16 fps. Medium close ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Ragtime Dance: The Maxixe (1st Step)

    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: Révérence

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:16 | Reconstructed by Cheryl Stafford. Performed by Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. See: p. 40 verso in Arbeau, Thoinot. Orchesographie, (#219), Videorecording (Form). Videoreel (Form).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The German (also known as cotillon; German cotillon) "Blind Man's Buff" (Le Colin Maillard) "The Covered Pieces"

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 0:59 | Performed by members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Reneé Camus, Charles Garth, Elizabeth ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 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
  • Surf at Monterey /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60587. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Last known home of Czar Nicholas /

    Copyright: no reg. Photographer, Paul Rainey. Duration: 1:05 at 18 fps. Last 22 frames of film printed upside down. DLC Camera pans the home of a merchant named Ipatiev, where Nicholas II, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Kawana Trio

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (390 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (390 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video