Film, Video Boers bringing in British prisoners /
Prisoners and Prisons
Prisoners of War
South African War
- Boers bringing in British prisoners /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - South African War, 1899-1902--Prisoners and prisons
- - Prisoners of war--South Africa
- - Great Britain.--Army.--Gordon Highlanders
- - Soldiers
- - Lancers
- - Cavalry
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Apr1900; D7810.
- - Duration: 1:12 at 16 fps.
- - From Edison films catalog: Here we have a mixed Company of Gordon Highlanders, Irish Fusilliers and English Lancers, as a group of prisoners taken to the rear by a troop of Boer Cavalry. The expression of their faces show who is the victor, and who the vanquished. You can read in the dust and smoke-begrimed countenances of the prisoners, the story of their stubborn resistance to superior numbers before they surrender: while the Boers give expression to their feelings, by cheering and waving their hats in triumph as they pass by. 75 feet. $11.25.
- - Filmed April 11, 1900, in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 586-87; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 29 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FEC 2847 (ref print)
- LC 1492 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1492 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1492
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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