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  • Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 2] /

    Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 2] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Apr1900; D7877. Duration: 0:31 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the distance is seen a number of grey objects rapidly approaching, which, upon drawing closer, are ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Routing mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34979. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 280. A man dressed in the attire of a U.S. mail carrier ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Launch of life boat /

    Launch of life boat /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60570. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at the Pacific Coast Life Saving Service, Fort Point Station, Presidio, San Francisco, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • 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
  • TR speaking in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1918 /

    TR speaking in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1918 /

    Copyright: unknown. Location and date in title unverified. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 0:39 at 18 fps. Views of TR, wearing a mourning armband for his son Quentin, delivering a speech from a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Dancing boxing match, Montgomery and Stone

    Dancing boxing match, Montgomery and Stone

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (4 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: [Winthrop Moving Picture Co.]
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1907
  • 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
  • Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Street mail car, U.S.P.O. /

    Street mail car, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34992. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 314. The first scene appears to have been taken on a main ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New York, at GOP Convention, 1916, Chicago, Ill. /

    Chauncey Depew, Senator Perkins, and Governor Whitman of New ...

    Copyright: no reg. Segment of Pathe News no. 46 released June 7, 1916. Appearing: Mrs. Olive H. Whitman, Governor Charles S. Whitman, Francis Hendricks, George W. Perkins, Chauncey M. Depew. Duration: 1:30 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /

    Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9083. Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps. Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901. This film was photographed from two camera positions and shows the area where the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Horse parade at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Horse parade at the Pan-American Exposition /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Oct1901; H10087. Duration: 2:26 at 15 fps. There is a paved street in the foreground and on the curbing on the opposite side spectators have gathered to watch ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gordon Sisters boxing

    Gordon Sisters boxing

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (115 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (115 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: Edison Manufacturing Co.
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • Parade of "exempt" firemen /

    Parade of "exempt" firemen /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 1Oct1903; H36401. Duration: 1:29 at 15 fps. Camera, Frederick S. Armitage. Photographed September 21, 1903. Location: Washington Square Park (Greenwich Village), New York, N.Y. The film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Hilltop outtake: Helicopter crowd shot changes to shot of kids running down hill

    Hilltop outtake: Helicopter crowd shot changes to shot of kid...

    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
  • [Newark athlete. Fragment 1] /

    [Newark athlete. Fragment 1] /

    Copyright: no reg. Camera, W.K.L. Dickson and William Heise. Duration: 0:01 (part A) and 0:08 (part B, looped image) at 30 fps. Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1891
  • TR with Rough Rider friends /

    TR with Rough Rider friends /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Albert B. Fall. Duration: 0:26 at 18 fps. Scenes of TR in a western setting; the man on TR's immediate left appears to be Albert ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • [Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk] /

    [Easter Sunday, Atlantic City boardwalk] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Copyright notice on film: Thomas A. Edison ; 1904. Title from Kleine inventory. Nitrate deterioration printed through. DLC Duration: 2:13 at 18 fps. Crowds of people in their Easter ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Post man delivering mail, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Aug03; H34984. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 255. This film shows the delivery of the U.S. mail, in a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Esquimaux village /

    Esquimaux village /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1901; H7327. Duration: 0:51 at 15 fps. Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White. Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York. The first of three camera positions shows a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • What happened in the tunnel /

    What happened in the tunnel /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 6Nov1903; H37683. Cast: G. M. Anderson. Duration: 0:59 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Interior of railroad coach. Pretty young lady and colored maid occupying seat. Young ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • 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
  • Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Swiss village, no. 2 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18583. Duration: 1:10 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the village girls driving home a herd of cows, and shows the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • 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
  • Folk Music from the Slovak Mountains

    Folk Music from the Slovak Mountains

    The fujara is the largest member of the overtone flute family. It developed in the seclusion of the Slovakian mountains, and, until recently, was barely known outside Slovakia. Even today, only a ...

    • Contributor: Rychlik, Bohuslav - Rychlik, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-05-27
  • 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
  • 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
  • Annie Oakley /

    Annie Oakley /

    Copyright: no reg. Performer: Annie Oakley. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: The "Little Sure Shot" of the "Wild West," exhibition of rifle shooting ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • 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
  • 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
  • The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    The New Deal Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, Part 2

    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
  • A street Arab /

    A street Arab /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 21Apr1898; 25336. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. Location: New York, N.Y. A preadolescent boy, dressed like a street urchin, performs acrobatic stunts for the camera. From a contemporary ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Overland Express arriving at Helena, Mont. /

    Overland Express arriving at Helena, Mont. /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Apr1900; D7247. Camera, Frederick Blechynden? Duration: 0:38 at 20 fps. From Edison films catalog: It is train time. We look down the long platform, crowded with people, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island /

    Shooting the chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 13Aug03; H34521. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 297. Duration: 1:32 at 16 fps. The camera was positioned to view ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The ball game /

    The ball game /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 20May98; 31442. Duration: 0:27 at 28 fps. Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The action includes two ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /

    Uncle Josh at the moving picture show /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Jan1902; H13364. Charles "Daddy" Manley (Uncle Josh). Duration: 1:57 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Here we present a side-splitter. Uncle Josh occupies a box at a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • Beginning of a skyscraper /

    Beginning of a skyscraper /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16723. Duration: 0:25 at 15 fps. Camera, Robert K. Bonine. Photographed January 18, 1902. Location: New York, N.Y. The scene is an excavation site in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Crissie Sheridan

    Crissie Sheridan

    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: Thomas A. Edison, Inc
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Excavating for a New York foundation /

    Excavating for a New York foundation /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Nov1903; H38561. Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps. Location: New York, N.Y. The scene is an excavation pit at an unidentified New York City construction site. A ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • [Animal act with baboon, dog and donkey]

    [Animal act with baboon, dog and donkey]

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: [Commonwealth Pictures Corp
    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Pilot boats in New York harbor /

    Pilot boats in New York harbor /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27966. Duration: 0:48 at 15 fps. A New York harbor pilot boat passes close enough for four members of the crew to be seen [Frame: 0471]. Following ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Procession of floats /

    Procession of floats /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16425. Camera, Frederick Blechynden. Duration: 0:32 at 24 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen ...

    • 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
  • As in a looking glass

    As in a looking glass

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch pos. | 1 reel of 1 (63 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. arch neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Dreamy Dud--he resolves not to smoke /

    Dreamy Dud--he resolves not to smoke /

    Copyright: Essanay Film Mfg. Co.; 22Jun15; MP356. Copyrighted along with Scenic picture (not on LC's copy). DLC Duration: 5:03 at 24 fps. Dreamy Dud steals a man's pipe because he is fascinated ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Hilltop outtake: Opening of ad

    Hilltop outtake: Opening of ad

    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
  • Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

    Tourists going round Yellowstone Park /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2467. Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Rapidly one after the other coach after coach passes before the camera. First comes a big one, ...

    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

    S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60555. Duration: 0:27 at 30 fps. Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /

    First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60554. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken during the Klondike excitement. The streets are crowded with miners buying outfits and supplies. Mule trains, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) /

    Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting sc...

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48413. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 3:06 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • [Claremont Theatre, N.Y.] /

    [Claremont Theatre, N.Y.] /

    Copyright: reg. unknown. No titles. DLC Source used: Moving picture world, v. 23, p. 1585. Duration: 3:42 at 18 fps. Shows the entrance to the Claremont Theatre in New York City at ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Driving cattle to pasture /

    Driving cattle to pasture /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18May04; H46137. Cameraman, A. C. Abadie. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 83. Duration: 1:09 at 16 fps. The camera was placed to get the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Pawtucket Fire Department /

    Pawtucket Fire Department /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 05Dec03; H38865. Cameraman, F. S. Armitage. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 246. A good film, photographed from a single-camera position, of the Fire ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • TR and Mrs. Roosevelt [at the Panama-California Exposition, 1915] /

    TR and Mrs. Roosevelt [at the Panama-California Exposition, 1...

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Edith Roosevelt. Duration: 0:09 at 16 fps. At the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, California, on July 27, 1915, Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Roosevelt speak with officials ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • An animated luncheon /

    An animated luncheon /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4731. Duration: 1:06 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene takes place in a fashionable cafe. A well dressed couple enter and after a careful ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Battle of Mafeking /

    Battle of Mafeking /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9117. Duration: 1:15 at 18 fps. From Edison films catalog: In the opening of this picture we see in the foreground a company of Highlanders preparing for ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shot of Wexler group on hill

    Hilltop outtake: Helicopter shot of Wexler group 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
  • 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
  • The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Edison business phonograph /

    The stenographer's friend, or, What was accomplished by an Ed...

    Copyright: Edison Mfg. Co.; 29Sept1910; J146440-43 [scenes 1-4]. Duration: 4:10 (part 1) and 4:24 (part 2) at 16 fps. It's a busy day at the office, and the stenographer is exhausted from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • Shall we prepare? /

    Shall we prepare? /

    Copyright: no reg. Editors, Frederick Palmer, Henry Reuterdahl. Appearing: President Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Hovey. Duration: 3:03 at 18 fps. Copies vary in length due to longer printing of interior titles. Two sequences ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Stop motion: Coca-Cola sign on the roadside]

    [Stop motion: Coca-Cola sign on the roadside]

    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
  • The kiss /

    The kiss /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Mar1900; D5532. Duration: 0:44 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Nothing new, but an old thing done over again and done well. Some one has attempted to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Society ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass. /

    Society ballooning, Pittsfield, Mass. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 03May06; H76605. Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 303. At the beginning of the film, a group of men can ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • William H. Taft in Panama.

    William H. Taft in Panama.

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Duration: 2:23 at 18 fps. Appearing: William Howard Taft, George W. Goethals, Helen Herron Taft, Federico Alfonso Pezet. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists date in title as 1907; identification of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1910
  • U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

    U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37442. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:55 at 24 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    Buying stamps from Rural Wagon, U.S.P.O. /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 22Augy03; H34985. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 43. Duration: 0:46 at 16 fps. The film shows a man carrying ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • 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
  • Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition /

    Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 09Aug04; H48986. Cameraman, A. E. Weed. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 244. Duration: 2:13 at 16 fps. One of the parades of floating ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • 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
  • New Black Diamond express /

    New Black Diamond express /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26May1900; D11027. Picture is dark on 35 mm. viewing print, copy 1. DLC Incomplete: 35 mm. viewing print, copy 2, is missing some footage. DLC Duration, 35 mm. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Princess Rajah dance

    Princess Rajah dance

    motion picture | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. | 1 reel of 1 (71 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. ...

    • Contributor: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • TR at Billings, Montana [1918] /

    TR at Billings, Montana [1918] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt Memorial Association lists dates in title as 1917-1918. Duration: 0:20 at 18 fps. In Billings, Montana, on October 5, 1918, to speak on behalf of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • [Buster's revenge on the tramp] /

    [Buster's revenge on the tramp] /

    Duration: 1:43 at 16 fps. This short was originally copyrighted with four other short films under the title, Buster Brown series (H43074). Supplied title from LC American Memory WWW site. The title, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    McKinley's funeral entering Westlawn Cemetery, Canton [Ohio] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9084. Duration: 3:11 at 15 fps. Photographed September 19, 1901. Photographed from several camera positions, the film shows the funeral procession both preceding and following the body ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • [Color experiment: Pouring Coca-Cola bottle contents into a glass of ice (1 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
  • 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
  • Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic] /

    Panoramic view of the Place de l'Concord [sic] /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18579. Duration: 1:36 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: Taken from an automobile. This picture was taken during the fashionable driving hour, making a complete circle ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • McKinley and party /

    McKinley and party /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27386. Original main title lacking. DLC Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995. Duration: 0:51 at 16 fps. Materials listed originate from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • 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
  • 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
  • The boxing cats (Prof. Welton's) /

    The boxing cats (Prof. Welton's) /

    Copyright: no reg. Henry Welton. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:20 at 27 fps. From Raff & Gammon price list: A very interesting and amusing subject. $10.00. MAVIS 179897; The boxing cats (Prof. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • The magician /

    The magician /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Feb1900; D4733. Duration: 0:58 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: The scene opens on a theatrical stage. The magician enters from the wings, and making a bow ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /

    Terrible Teddy, the grizzly king /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Feb1901; H1402. Duration: 1:11 at 16 fps. From Edison films catalog: A burlesque on Theodore Roosevelt hunting mountain lions in Colorado and taken from the New York Journal ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1901
  • S.S. "Queen" loading /

    S.S. "Queen" loading /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60557. Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps. From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the S.S. "Queen" at Seattle with an immense crowd of miners crowding the decks of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Boys diving, Honolulu /

    Boys diving, Honolulu /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 10Apr02; H16361. Cameraman, Robert K. Bonine. Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 35. Duration: 0:27 at 16 fps. A large group of small boys ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • 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
  • Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /

    Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48415. Original main title lacking. DLC Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Duration: 2:41 (part 1) and 2:55 (part 2) at 15 fps. For other holdings on ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904