Film, Video International contest for the heavyweight championship--Squires vs. Burns, Ocean View, Cal., July 4th, 1907 /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1907
Location Albany
California
Language English
Subjects Albany
Boxing
Burns, Tommy
California
Squires, Bill
Title
International contest for the heavyweight championship--Squires vs. Burns, Ocean View, Cal., July 4th, 1907 /
Summary
This is an actual film of the heavyweight championship prize fight between Canadian, Tommy Burns (defender) and Australian, Bill Squires. The fight was labeled the shortest and fiercest prize fight on record up to that time.
Created / Published
United States : Miles Brothers, 1907.
Subject Headings
-  Boxing--California--Albany
-  Squires, Bill
-  Burns, Tommy,--1881-1955
Notes
-  H96711 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Miles Brothers; 18Jul07; H96711.
-  [Cameraman, Herbert J. Miles?].
-  Credit for cameraman from Niver's Early motion pictures, p. 161.
-  Duration: 2:40 at 18 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 2979) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Filmed July 4, 1907 in Ocean View, California (now Albany, California).
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Source used: Niver, Kemp R., Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 161-162.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (235 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 3) 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 235 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 235 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 5491 (viewing print)
FLA 5976 (viewing print, copy 2)
FEB 3106 (viewing print)
FRA 2698 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 2699 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FRA 2700 (dupe neg pic, copy 3)
FRB 0388 (master pos pic)
Box 0367C (paper pos)
Box 5248D (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 2979 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.2979
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00563597
http://lccn.loc.gov/00563597


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