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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Color experiment: Food still life with woman's hand (1 of 2)]

    [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
  • 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
  • Arabian gun twirler

    Arabian gun twirler

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (45 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Carmencita /

    Carmencita /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Carmencita. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Spanish dancer Carmencita was the first woman to appear in front of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR riding in auto, Chicago, 1917 /

    TR reviews and addresses troops [Fort Sheridan, Ill.]; TR rid...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Captain Georges Etienne Bertrand, Colonel James A. Ryan, Arthur Meeker, Samuel Insull. Duration: 1:34 at 18 fps. Two segments of TR during a midwestern speaking ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. /

    R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 26Apr17; LP10674. A Conquest picture. According to the Kleine catalog, this film was likely never released, although originally intended for release by Forum Films in May 1917 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • 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
  • Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works /

    Assembling and testing turbines, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48412 Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:42 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Trapeze disrobing act

    Trapeze disrobing act

    motion picture | 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 1 min.) : si., b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy. | 1 reel of 1 (121 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • 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
  • Princess Ali /

    Princess Ali /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Princess Ali. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:12 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: By "Princess Ali," the star of the Midway Plaisance. MAVIS 180343. DLC Filmed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1895
  • Native daughters /

    Native daughters /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16434. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:33 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground is shown ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • N.Y. Fire Department returning /

    N.Y. Fire Department returning /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 19May1903; H32003. Duration: 0:39 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed May 11, 1903. Shot at an unidentified location in New York City, the film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Jack and the beanstalk /

    Jack and the beanstalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20June1902; H19221. Thomas White (Jack). Duration: 4:13 (part 1), 4:25 (part 2), and 1:28 (part 3) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A grand spectacular performance in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 1

    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: 2008-03-14
  • Tom Tinker's pony patter

    Tom Tinker's pony patter

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (122 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (122 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • [Theater commercial--Flash cleaner] /

    [Theater commercial--Flash cleaner] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:00 at 16 fps. Film advertisement for Flash Cleaner, "cleans the hands and homes of millions." Features triple-exposure shots appealing to both the factory mechanic and the housewife. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • TR Jr. with group of sailors and soldiers /

    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
  • TR speaking at Sagamore Hill [1916-1918] [1] /

    TR speaking at Sagamore Hill [1916-1918] [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 1:32 at 18 fps. Films vary in length due to longer printing of interior titles, lack of some titles, and addition of main title. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • TR's inauguration, 1905 [1]  /

    TR's inauguration, 1905 [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. President Roosevelt, John C. Spooner, Henry Cabot Lodge, John Dalzell, Melville Weston Fuller, James H. McKenney. Duration: 4:33 (part 1), 3:48 (part 2), 1:13 (part 3) at 16 fps. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • 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
  • "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
  • 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
  • Trinidad Fieldwork, 1936

    Trinidad Fieldwork, 1936

    Filmed in 1936 on 16mm, Katherine Dunham captured calenda and banda dances of Trinidad in outdoor settings, accompanied by male drummers and women singing and playing maracas. (Content).

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • 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
  • Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

    Roosevelt's Rough Riders embarking for Santiago /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22June1898; 38238. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:33 at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Alphonse and Gaston, no. 3

    Alphonse and Gaston, no. 3

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (53 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (53 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Going to the fire /

    Going to the fire /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • 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
  • An historic feat /

    An historic feat /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16738. Original main title lacking. DLC Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Camera, Raymond Ackerman. Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Panorama of the moving boardwalk /

    Panorama of the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16383. Duration: 1:30 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken from the stationary platform, showing the rapidly moving board walk on the outer ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Skyscrapers of New York City, from the North River /

    Skyscrapers of New York City, from the North River /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32025. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Filmed from a moving boat, the film depicts the Hudson River (i.e., North River) shoreline and the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City /

    Sorting refuse at incinerating plant, New York City /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32038. Duration: 1:42 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 9, 1903. The subject is a group of about thirty men and boys who are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • [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
  • Special delivery messenger, U.S.P.O. /

    Special delivery messenger, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34970. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 307. As the scene opens, the front of a house, the shrubbery, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • S.S. "Coptic" at dock /

    S.S. "Coptic" at dock /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60580. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at the docks of the Pacific Steamship Co., San Francisco, Cal., which is ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola with tree branch]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola with tree branch]

    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
  • From show girl to burlesque queen

    From show girl to burlesque queen

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to shore, 1914 /

    TR in a rowboat on Oyster Bay, Archie assists with boat to sh...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Archibald Roosevelt. Originally part of the newsreel series, Hearst-Selig news pictorial, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 126. Since Hearst-Selig News ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • Shooting captured insurgents /

    Shooting captured insurgents /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46696. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:22 at 34 fps. From Edison films catalog: A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • [End of school day at coeducational school] /

    [End of school day at coeducational school] /

    Copyright: reg unknown. Formerly known in the Kleine Collection as: Graduation day in a coeducational school. Film lacks all titles; main title from leader. DLC Duration: 2:23 at 16 fps. A factual ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1914
  • 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
  • A  ballroom tragedy

    A ballroom tragedy

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 roll (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Champs de Mars /

    Champs de Mars /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16382. Duration: 1:19 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows all the prominent buildings on this thoroughfare, ending with a close view of the base of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Gold and diamond mines of South Africa /

    Gold and diamond mines of South Africa /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 31Jul17; MP992. Duration: 3:52 (part 1) and 3:35 (part 2) at 18 fps. Shows how gold and diamonds are extracted from the earth and processed in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Panoramic view of Tremont Hotel, Galveston /

    Panoramic view of Tremont Hotel, Galveston /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1900; D18565. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 0:55 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows several buildings which were wrecked and also shows a rear ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • White Horse Rapids /

    White Horse Rapids /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Apr1900; D7246. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken at the historical point signified by the above title, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Luis Martinetti /

    Luis Martinetti /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Luis Martinetti of the Martinetti Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:16 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: Gymnast and contortionist, performing on flying rings. 12.50. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • 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 story of the Panama Canal [1] /

    The story of the Panama Canal [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Editor, Caroline Gentry. Appearing: President McKinley, President Roosevelt, President Coolidge, President Manuel Amador Guerrero, Lyman J. Gage, Philander C. Knox, Ethan Allen Hitchcock, William R. Day, Elihu Root, Charles ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1927
  • 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
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (1 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Coca-Cola bottle with three hot dogs (1 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
  • Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

    Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

    Mark Katz, a professor at the Peabody Conservatory of Music at The Johns Hopkins University, discussed his book, "Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music." The event was sponsored by the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Katz, Mark
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-11-09
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2] /

    Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77926. Duration: 2:20 (part 1) and 2:25 (part 2) at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Market Street before parade /

    Market Street before parade /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32390. Duration: 1:45 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: May 12, 1903. Location: Market Street, San Francisco, California. This film is an automobile tour ...

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

    Sandow

    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 Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Dog factory

    Dog factory

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (234 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (234 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • TR at San Diego Exposition, 1915 /

    TR at San Diego Exposition, 1915 /

    Copyright: no reg. Reference print (copy 2) appears under Roosevelt Memorial Association title: TR attends San Diego Exposition, 1915. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, George W. Marston, Gilbert Aubrey Davidson, Edith Roosevelt. Interior ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Fishing smacks /

    Fishing smacks /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60563. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric refrigerator /

    [Theater commercial--electric refrigerators]. Buy an electric...

    Copyright: no reg. Probable distribution date from original nitrate film edge date code. DLC Duration: 0:43 at 18 fps. Title graphic: "Buy an electric refrigerator" -- Medium shot of woman opening a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1926
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cuban ambush /

    Cuban ambush /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46695. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:24 at 34 fps. From Edison films catalog: From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919 /

    King Albert of Belgium visits TR's grave, October, 1919 /

    Copyright: no reg. Originally part of the newsreel series, Fox news, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection catalog, p. 34. Ref print is longer than arch pos and dupe neg ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • 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 TR and his sons Quentin and Archie, 1917-1918 [2] /

    Scenes of TR and his sons Quentin and Archie, 1917-1918 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Quentin Roosevelt, Archie Roosevelt. Duration: 1:07 at 18 fps. Unrelated segments of Quentin, Archie, and TR at various times and locations. Medium close view of Quentin ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • English lancers charging /

    English lancers charging /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9116. Duration: 1:25 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The stubborn resistance of the Boers is shown by the activity and persistency with which they fire ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • After launching /

    After launching /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16426. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken near the Union Works, San Francisco, Cal., immediately after the launching of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Caicedo (with pole) /

    Caicedo (with pole) /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Juan A. Caicedo. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: The "King of the Wire" in his marvelous slack wire performance. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Cutting sugar cane /

    Cutting sugar cane /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 23May02; H18040. Title cross referenced with film titles: Loading sugar cane ; Train of sugar cane. Cameraman, Robert K. Bonine. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Champs Elysees /

    Champs Elysees /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16384. Duration: 1:19 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Near the main entrance. Hundreds of carriages and characteristic Parisian buses are passing. 75 feet. $11.25. Filmed ...

    • 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
  • Panorama of Place de L'Opera /

    Panorama of Place de L'Opera /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16389. Duration: 1:14 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The busiest square in all Paris. 75 feet. $11.25. MAVIS 1627559; Panorama of Place de L'Opera. DLC ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919] /

    [Flag services for TR at Oyster Bay, October 1919] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. RMA title gives title as Children visit TR's grave, 1920. Date of first sequence, children at the grave, is unverified. Appearing: Samuel Abbott. On ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • 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
  • Governor Roosevelt and staff /

    Governor Roosevelt and staff /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 21May1902; H17968. Original main title lacking. DLC Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Camera, F.S. Armitage. Duration: 0:53 at 18 fps. Materials ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a paper cup of ice (3 of 3)]

    [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola can contents into a pape...

    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
  • Burning of the Standard Oil Co's tanks, Bayonne, N.J. /

    Burning of the Standard Oil Co's tanks, Bayonne, N.J. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12July1900; D14429. Duration: 1:38 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows a street scene at Constable Hook, Bayonne, N.J. In the background rise immense volumes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • A trip down Market Street before the fire /

    A trip down Market Street before the fire /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:10 (part 1), 4:18 (part 2), and 3:10 (part 3) at 15 fps. Location: Market Street, San Francisco. This film, shot from the front window of a moving ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Panorama of Riker's Island, N.Y. /

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

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32031. Duration: 2:15 at 15 fps. Camera, Edwin S. Porter. Photographed May 9, 1903. Location: East River, New York, N.Y. The film was photographed from a boat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Morro Castle, Havana Harbor /

    Morro Castle, Havana Harbor /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25324. Duration: 0:49 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: A most excellent picture of the grim old fortress which stands at the entrance of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • A rube couple at a county fair /

    A rube couple at a county fair /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Oct1904; H52013. Duration: 3:57 (part 1) and 4:39 (part 2) at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • President reviewing school children /

    President reviewing school children /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4June1903; H32393. Camera, Herbert J. Miles. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 2:03 at 18 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

    President McKinley inauguration, 1901 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President William McKinley, Sen. Marcus A. Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 1:12 at 34 fps. The first sequence (ca. 49 ft.), views of President William McKinley speaking, may be ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901