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  • Going through the tunnel /

    Going through the tunnel /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13533. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:49 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: On the way to Santa Monica, Cal., the train approaches, runs through and emerges ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Panorama from Times Building, New York /

    Panorama from Times Building, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 11Apr1905; H59310. Duration: 2:04 at 15 fps. Camera, Wallace McCutcheon. The view is from the top of the then newly-erected Times Building, at a height of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Scene in Chinatown /

    Scene in Chinatown /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30730. Duration: 1:06 at 15 fps. Camera, Raymond Ackerman. Photographed: September 15, 1900. Location: Chinatown, San Francisco. This film was shot in an alley of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Panorama of gorge railway /

    Panorama of gorge railway /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26May1900; D11028. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: One of the most interesting places in the vicinity of Niagara Falls is the Whirlpool Rapids, where ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A morning alarm /

    A morning alarm /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1896; 64784. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:51 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • 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
  • The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

    The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Editor, Caroline Gentry. Appearing: President Roosevelt, Frederick H. Newell, Gifford Pinchot, Edith Roosevelt, Louis C. Hill, Benjamin A. Fowler, Richard E. Sloan, John P. Orme. Duration: 4:58 (part 1), ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1928
  • TR's arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2] /

    TR's arrival in Panama, November 1906 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, President Amador Guerrero. Duration: 1:55 at 12 fps. TR became the first President in office to visit a foreign country while on an inspection tour ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Stealing a dinner

    Stealing a dinner

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Policy and pie /

    Policy and pie /

    Title appears in some sources as Policy & pie. Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:31 (part 1) and 3:29 (part 2) at 22 fps. The Captain gets a life insurance policy and gives ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Chimmie Hicks at the races

    Chimmie Hicks at the races

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Panorama exterior Westinghouse works /

    Panorama exterior Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2May1904; H45157. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:24 (part 1) and 3:12 (part 2) at 16 fps. For other holdings on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Broadway & Union Square, New York /

    Broadway & Union Square, New York /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8Jul1903; H33290. Main title lacking. DLC Title, Broadway and Union Square, New York, taken from leader. DLC Film copyrighted under title: Broadway & Union Square, New ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • 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
  • The first circus /

    The first circus /

    Copyright: no reg. Main and end titles lacking. DLC Duration: 2:24 (part 1) and 3:28 (part 2) at 20 fps. During the stone-age the Stonehenge Circus entertained cavemen and women. The circus ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • Return of lifeboat /

    Return of lifeboat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60576. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Shows a life boat coming through the breakers. The surf is high and the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • [Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts] /

    [Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32035. Duration: 1:59 at 15 fps. Camera, James Blair Smith. Photographed May 10, 1903. Location: New York Harbor. This excerpt shows a demonstration by the famous fireboat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Kruger and Ward

    Kruger and Ward

    motion picture | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (205 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 2 (r1) (205 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • A  tough dance

    A tough dance

    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
    • Date: 1902
  • Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 1] /

    Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. [Version 1] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34989. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 48. The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. ...

    • 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
  • Falls of Minnehaha /

    Falls of Minnehaha /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43416. Camera, William Heise? Duration: 0:31 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: The "Laughing Waters" of Longfellow's "Hiawatha." A beautiful view of this picturesque and celebrated ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • TR reviews French troops at Vincennes, France, 1910 /

    TR reviews French troops at Vincennes, France, 1910 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Ambasssador Robert Bacon, Ambassador Jules Jusserand, General Jean B. Dalstein, M. Lépine, General Verand, Colonel Jacquot. Duration: 3:40 at 16 fps. Film is out of sequence. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Cartoon--TR's arrival in Africa /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:20 at 24 fps. Viewing print (16 mm.) and non-viewing pos lack interior title. DLC Animated caricature of the animals' attitude towards TR's arrival in Africa. Views of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1909
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney /

    Mr. Nobody Holme--he buys a jitney /

    Copyright: International Film Service, Inc.; 1Feb16; MP517. Story, Tom E. Powers. Duration: 1:21 at 22 fps. An animated cartoon about Mr. Nobody Holme, who warms up his sluggish automobile with the assistance ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Dud leaves home /

    Dud leaves home /

    Copyright: Bray Studios, Inc.; 9Oct19; MP1443. Duration: 4:57 at 22 fps. Dud wants to buy his girlfriend Maime an ice cream cone so he breaks open his mother's bank, and splits their ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • 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
  • San Francisco's future /

    San Francisco's future /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:27 (part 1) and 2:13 (part 2) at 15 fps. Location: San Francisco, California. By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Karina

    Karina

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (28 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Glenroy Bros.

    Glenroy Bros.

    Copyright: no reg. Performers: Glenroy Brothers. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: Farcical pugilists in costume. 15.00. MAVIS 180327. DLC Filmed October 6, 1894, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Colored troops disembarking /

    Colored troops disembarking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31436. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. From Edison films "war extra" catalog: The steamer "Mascotte" has reached her dock at Port Tampa, and the 2d Battalion of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Celebrating The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

    Celebrating The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

    Festivities celebrating an unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content, dating back through the 1950s, that will be permanently preserved and made available to the public through a ...

    • Contributor: Various Speakers
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-02-10
  • 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
  • Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec /

    Arrival of the Governor General, Lord Minto, at Quebec /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 17Feb1902; H14291. Camera, William S. Paley. Duration: 1:58 at 14 fps. From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • [Theater commercial--Onward flour] /

    [Theater commercial--Onward flour] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:41 at 16 fps. Film advertisement for Onward Flour, "the finest bread maker in the world." Features a multiple-exposure screen illustrating a bag of Onward flour, a woman ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • Peace envoys at Portsmouth, N.H. /

    Peace envoys at Portsmouth, N.H. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 15August1905; H64599. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Duration: 3:48 (part 1), 3:12 (part 2) at 16 fps. The Japanese and Russian peace envoys arrive and depart in automobiles, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Testing large turbines, Westinghouse works /

    Testing large turbines, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48411. 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hilltop outtake: Scattered shots of kids sitting on hill

    Hilltop outtake: Scattered shots of kids sitting on hill

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Wexler Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 2. COK 1717/Can No. 7027. Coke Seminar of Buy the World. Trims and ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • 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
  • The gay shoe clerk /

    The gay shoe clerk /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Aug1903; H34389. Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Scene shows interior of shoe-store. Young lady and chaperone enter. While a fresh young clerk is trying ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60596. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Kiss me

    Kiss me

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (66 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (66 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • Cupid and Psyche /

    Cupid and Psyche /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60560. Performers: Leander Sisters. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:28 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: By the Leanders. The dress of one consists of a pair ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • 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
  • A  frontier flirtation

    A frontier flirtation

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Jumbo, the trained elephant

    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. ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • The lone fisherman /

    The lone fisherman /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:58 at 30 fps. From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Illustrating "fisherman's luck." Sure to make a hit. From Edison films catalog: Depicts the patient fisherman, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1896
  • 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
  • Kawana Trio

    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
  • [Athlete with wand] /

    [Athlete with wand] /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:37 at 16 fps. MAVIS 179298; [Athlete with wand]. DLC Filmed February 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • [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
  • Close-up of TR's grave, 1920 /

    Close-up of TR's grave, 1920 /

    Copyright: no reg. Date in title unverified. Duration: 0:08 at 18 fps. Close shot of TR's gravestone, Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, N.Y. Birth and death dates of TR and birth date ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1920
  • 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
  • Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /

    Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 15July1903; H33456. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 2:53 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] /

    King Edward's funeral, 1910 [2] /

    Copyright: no reg. Film goes in and out of frame, ca. ft. 1-41, 68-72, 139. DLC Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 3:47 at 18 fps. Ceremonial funeral procession of King Edward VII (1901-1910) ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Morning colors on U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    Morning colors on U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1899; 29259. Original main title lacking. DLC Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released. Duration: 0:42 at 16 fps. Materials ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition /

    The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Expos...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Sept1901; H8590. Duration: 1:13 at 15 fps. Filmed on the date and at the site of President McKinley's assassination. Photographed September 6, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

    Searching ruins on Broadway, Galveston, for dead bodies /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Sept1900; D18566. Camera, Albert E. Smith. Duration: 0:52 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: This shows the heart of one of the tremendous drifts in the east ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Major General Shafter /

    Major General Shafter /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46694. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, William Paley. Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other ...

    • 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
  • W.S.S. Thriftettes /

    W.S.S. Thriftettes /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 0:33 at 18 fps. A promotion for war savings stamps, reputed here to help confine Germany's Kaiser to a circus cage. Summary from Origin of American animation 1900-1921 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • TR, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and Myron Herrick, 1917 /

    TR, Mayor Mitchel, Governor Charles Whitman of New York, and ...

    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), ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1917
  • Roosevelt, friend of the birds [1] /

    Roosevelt, friend of the birds [1] /

    Copyright: Roosevelt Memorial Association. 1Feb28; MP5938. Copyright catalog lists title as Theodore Roosevelt, friend of the birds, and author as Caroline Gentry. Photographer, Herbert K. Job. Appearing: President Roosevelt, John M. Parker, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1924
  • TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    TR speaking to a group of men from the porch at Sagamore Hill /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:27 at 16 fps. Film is out of frame briefly at ca. ft. 12. Sources used: New York tribune, 5/28/16, pt. 1, p.1-2; 6/4/16, pt. 5, p. 1; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Fun in camp /

    Fun in camp /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77518. Duration: 0:56 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Showing a group of soldiers and Red Cross nurses being amused by a number of small children ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • A glimpse of the San Diego exposition /

    A glimpse of the San Diego exposition /

    Copyright: Keystone; 18Feb15; MP293. Duration: 3:57 (part 1), 3:22 (part 2) at 16 fps. The film begins from a single-camera position high above the Exposition grounds. The camera begins to pan from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Surf at Monterey /

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Panorama of Flatiron Building /

    Panorama of Flatiron Building /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4June1903; H32387. Duration: 1:00 at 15 fps. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. This shows a view looking south from Madison Square, across the intersection of Broadway, Fifth ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Charleston chain-gang /

    Charleston chain-gang /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Apr02; H16714. Duration: 0:47 at 16 fps. Apparently, the film was photographed from a compound bordered by high walls and buildings. At a distance of fifty yards ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs /

    Coaches arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2468. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene is the broad piazza of the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, and shows the arrival of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Little mischief /

    Little mischief /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 0:25 at 27 fps. From Edison films catalog: Papa is reading his newspaper and his little girl tickles his neck ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • TR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 /

    TR's funeral at Oyster Bay, 1919 /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Rev. George E. Talmadge, Archie Roosevelt, Gen. Peyton C. March, Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall, Rear Admiral Cameron M. Winslow, Major-Gen. Leonard Wood, Oscar S. Straus. Originally part of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
  • Hilltop outtake: Helicopter view of cast in square formation.

    Hilltop outtake: Helicopter view of cast in square formation.

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Roma Films Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 2. COK 1717/Can No. 7027. Coke Seminar of Buy the World. Trims ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32391. Duration: 3:23 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: May 12, 1903. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is a review by automobile of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The artist's dilemma /

    The artist's dilemma /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Dec1901; H11475. Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith. Duration: 1:50 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens in an artist's studio, the artist ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

    Fast mail, Northern Pacific R. R. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Dec1897; 68009. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Here is a twelve car train dashing along at a high rate of speed. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • The clown and the alchemist /

    The clown and the alchemist /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Nov1900; D21657. Duration: 1:18 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Although we are led to believe that the ancient alchemists were all powerful, this picture somewhat reverses ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hilltop outtake: Recta Film Co. (Wexler) clapper

    Hilltop outtake: Recta Film Co. (Wexler) clapper

    Art Director: Harvey Gabor Art Designer: Phil Messina Production Company: Wexler Cameraman: Giuseppe Retumo Hilltop Outtake Tape Reel No. 2. COK 1717/Can No. 7027. Coke Seminar of Buy the World. Trims and ...

    • Contributor: Mccann Erickson
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1971-00-00
  • Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    Judge Alton B. Parker & Mayor McClellan at Esopus /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4August1904; H48850. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Appearing: Alton B. Parker, George B. McClellan. Duration: 0:56 at 18 fps. From three camera positions, the Democratic presidential candidate, Judge ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Arrival of Prince Henry [of Prussia] and President Roosevelt at Shooter's Island /

    Arrival of Prince Henry [of Prussia] and President Roosevelt ...

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Mar02; H14607. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Prince Henry, Alice Roosevelt, Wallace Downey. Duration: 1:40 at 14 fps. Prince Henry and President Roosevelt walk together up the ganway on Shooters ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27967 Original main title lacking. DLC Duration: 0:41 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
  • 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