Film, Video Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1898
Location Cuba
Language English
Subjects Army
Battle Casualties
Boats and Boating
Medical Care
Spanish American War
Transport of Sick and Wounded
Transportation, Military
United States
Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 27 feet. This picture was taken after the battle of Las Guaymas, and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "Olivette." A high sea was rolling in at the time, which made embarkation exceedingly difficult, and the pitiful condition of the wounded soldiers under such conditions can readily be imagined. This picture is remarkably fine photographically, and has made a marked sensation wherever it has been shown.
Contributor Names
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1898].
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Casualties--Cuba
-  Battle casualties--Cuba
-  Transport of sick and wounded--Cuba
-  United States.--Army--Boats
-  United States.--Army--Medical care
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  Soldiers--Cuba
-  Transportation, Military--Cuba
-  Boats and boating--Cuba
-  H30727 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Apr1903; H30727.
-  Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995.
-  Duration: 0:27 at 16 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Biograph catalog no. 711; code name (for telegraphic orders) Voralb.
-  Filmed in Siboney, Cuba.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 169 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 3005 (ref print)
FPE 9357 (dupe neg)
LC 402a (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0402
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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