• Jumbo, the trained elephant

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (272 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (272 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | Copyright: reg. unknown. Reissued by U.S. Personal Film Co. at an unknown date with three other Spanuth acts, two of which were copyrighted under different release numbers, as "Vaudeville de-luxe: four ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Probable producer, distributor, and distribution date from phone call to W. Jenney at the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, 8/25/97. Duration: 2:19 (part 1) and 3:50 (part 2) at 22 fps. Shows scenes of Calvin Coolidge at his summer home in Plymouth, Vermont, including Coolidge helping out on the neighboring farm of cousin Ed Blanchard; in the "summer White House" above ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Dance: The Butterfly Dance

    videorecording | 1 digital file. Duration: 3:09 | Choreographed by Elizabeth Aldrich and Jody Sperling. Performed by Jody Sperling. The Great Hall, The Library of Congress, 15 October 1997. Music: Themes from Grosse Fantasia aus Richard Wagner's "Die Walküre" arranged by Arthur Seidel, orchestrated for brass band by Robert Sheldon. Played by members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1997-10-15
  • TR, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and Myron Herrick, 1917 /

    Copyright: reg unknown. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Governor Charles S. Whitman, Myron T. Herrick, Mayor John P. Mitchel. Duration: 0:08 at 16 fps. Close-up view of New York Governor Charles S. Whitman (1915-1918), Myron T. Herrick, formerly governor of Ohio and United States ambassador to France, and New York City Mayor John P. Mitchel (1914-1917) reviewing a parade of New York National Guardsmen from the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Hilltop outtake: Dolly out and back

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • TR speaking at [Pueblo] Colorado, 1912 /

    Copyright: no reg. RMA lists location in title as Denver, Colorado. Sources used: Rocky Mountain news, Denver, 9/20/12, p. 1-3. Arch pos slightly out of frame throughout. As part of a Western tour, TR addresses crowd in his campaign for the Presidency under the Progressive Party banner in what appears to be Pueblo, Colorado, on September 19, 1912. Long shots of gathered crowd, with ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1912
  • Hilltop outtake: Recta Film Co. (Wexler) clapper

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • 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 camera was placed so that two men can be seen demonstrating the method. The demonstrators, with stacks of letters in their hands, place them in one of many apertures built into a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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 are discernible because of the distance. Filmed April 1902 in Charleston, SC. Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • [The effects of new wine] /

    All titles lacking; title and production company from a 1941 inventory of Kleine films. DLC Original French and U.S. release undetermined. French language translation title, Le vin nouveau et le mal, is supplied for the France in America project. DLC A family travels by train to the country for a picnic; they are served new wine at a riverside café and then they wander ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Tristan and Isolda /

    Giovanni Pezzinga, Serafino Mastracchio, Francesca Bertini, Bianca Lorenzoni. Originally released in France by Pathé frères in 1911. Accompanied by his slave Rosen, Tristan journeys to Ireland to bring Isolda back to be the bride of his uncle, King Mark of Cornwall. Rosen, however, is jealous of her master's attentions to Isolda and attempts to poison Tristan. At the last minute, the poison is changed ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1911
  • Elevated railroad, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28548. Duration: 1:07 at 15 fps. The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. Although many of the buildings alongside the tracks can be seen, it is difficult to determine the exact location of the scene. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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 attire is standing on some large rocks at the edge of a stream. He is holding a short fishing rod in his hands and casting into the running stream. The film ends ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10160. Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet. $11.25. Filmed ca. late ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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 to be the side of a hill in a pine grove, tossing and retrieving eggs. There is good footage of the participants's apparel. Filmed April 1, 1900 at the White House in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • TR reviewing and speaking to 13th Regiment at Sagamore Hill, 1917 /

    Copyright: no reg. Date in title unverified. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:50 at 18 fps. TR speaks to several unidentified people, including a man who looks like TR, on the porch at Sagamore Hill. There are two views of TR addressing soldiers assembled on the lawn of Sagamore Hill: the first segment shows TR's back as he speaks; the second is a long ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Panorama from the moving boardwalk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16381. Duration: 1:46 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The camera is stationed on the middle walk of the Platform Mobile, as the French call it, and gives further views and incidents of this Paris Exposition novelty. 100 feet. 15.00. Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Happy Hooligan

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (46 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 20June1903; H33025. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Color experiment: Coca-Cola with tree branch]

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1964-00-00
  • Eminent Copts in Egyptian history The power of Coptic music, Ragheb Moftah

    videorecording | 1 video : digital : 4 3/4 in. | Subtitled by Aris Ebeid (General). Interview with Ragheb Moftah conducted on March 31, 1998 (Date). Duration 45:32 (General). Courtesy of Youssef Sidhom, Editor-in- chief, Watani Newspaper (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Watani - Moftah, Ragheb - Kamel, Adel - Sidhom, Youssef - Ebeid, Aris
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998

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  • Hooligan assists the magician /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Nov1900; D21658. J. Stuart Blackton. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:39 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This is a new adventure in which our friend, Mr. Hooligan, appears in an entirely new capacity. On a stage a professor of magic is performing some wonderful experiments, and when he requests some assistance Happy Hooligan immediately volunteers his services and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Latina, dislocation act

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. | 1 roll (23 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 21Nov1905; H68886. Original main title lacking. Duration: 0:23 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • A touching pleading /

    Originally released in France by Pathé frères in 1905. End title lacking. DLC A lawyer, pleading by the side of his client, bursts into tears with emotion and embraces the sobbing prisoner, who, while in this position, neatly steals the lawyer's watch and chain. Part of summary from American Film Institute online catalog. Pathé no. 1300. MAVIS 64247; A touching pleading. DLC Copy 1 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Betsy Ross dance

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. | 1 reel of 1 (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. | 1 roll (88 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. | Copyright: American Mutoscope & ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Funeral leaving the President's house and church at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Sept1901; H9015. Duration: 3:07 at 15 fps. Photographed September 19, 1901. In order to film the funeral of President McKinley, the photographer placed his camera in three locations. The first scene shows the casket being carried from his home by the honor guard and placed in the hearse. The second scene shows the hearse, the honor guard, and people lining ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901