Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York.
Parades--New York (State)--New York.
Spanish-American War, 1898--Veterans.
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Oct1899; 65369.
Appearing: Adm. George Dewey, Mayor Robert Van Wyke, Gen. Nelson Miles, Adm. William Sampson, Adm. Winfield Schley.
Duration: 4:20 at 16 fps.
"Showing Central Park in Back Ground. 200 Feet. $30.00"--Edison Films Catalog.
One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade, and Dewey Day, September 30th, the day of the Land Parade. Ours was the only photographic apparatus on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia on this memorable occasion. The Admiral posed especially for our camera.
Paper print shelf number (LC 1941) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed. DLC
MAVIS 48499; Admiral Dewey leading land parade no. 2. DLC
Filmed Sept. 30, 1899, during the Dewey land parade in New York City.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 545; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 8 [MI].
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., 118 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm. Viewing Print.
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., 118 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm. Viewing Print (Copy 2)
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., 325 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 35 Mm. Viewing Print.
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., 118 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm. Dupe Neg Pic.
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., 325 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 35 Mm. Dupe Neg Pic.
1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 4 Min., Ca. 120 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm. Master Pos Pic.
1 Roll of 1 (Ca. 300 Ft.) : B&W ; 35 Mm. Paper Pos.
1 Roll of 1 (Ca. 300 Ft.) : B&W ; 35 Mm. Paper Pos (Copy 2)
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4955 (viewing print)
FAC 4201 (viewing print, copy 2)
FEC 2997 (viewing print)
FRA 0014 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9362 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 0556 (master pos pic)
Box 0150D (paper pos)
Box 5679D (paper pos, copy 2)
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