Film, Video Auto boat race on the Hudson /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location Hudson River
Language English
Subjects Hudson River
Motorboat Racing
Title
Auto boat race on the Hudson /
Summary
The single camera position was from the point of view of the judge of the course. The films shows a boat race between small, motor-driven speed boats, which were approximately twenty feet long with the inboard engine decked over. Many boats of various designs and spectators can be seen as if the locale were a yacht club basin or yacht mooring. Participants in the race were W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr.'s Hard Boiled Egg; The Standard, which won the championship and had never been beaten; the Vingt et Un; the F.I.A.T.; the Shooting Star; the Japansky, the Kotic the Nada.
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Motorboat racing--Hudson River
Notes
-  H47332 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Jun04; H47332.
-  Cameraman, G. W. Bitzer.
-  Cameraman credit from Niver's, Early motion pictures, p. 15.
-  Duration: 2:34 at 16 fps.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Filmed June 11, 1904 at the Columbia Yacht Club in Hudson River, New York City.
-  Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985.
-  Received: ca. 1991 from LC lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number
FLA 4965 (ref print)
FRA 0137 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 1951 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1951
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00563586
http://lccn.loc.gov/00563586


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