Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location South Africa
Language English
Subjects Army
Cavalry
Gordon Highlanders
Great Britain
Lancers
Prisoners and Prisons
Prisoners of War
Soldiers
South Africa
South African War
Title
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
Notes
-  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.
Medium
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)
Repository
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
00694155
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694155


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