Film, Video Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /
Taku Forts (China)
- Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - Taku Forts (China)--Bombardment, 1900
- - China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901
- - Naval battles--China
- - Battleships--China
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Aug1900; D16704.
- - Duration: 3:06 at 16 fps.
- - From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the battleships maneuvering for a position. They finally draw up in line of battle and commence firing on the shore batteries. Immense volumes of smoke arise from the fleet and from the distant shore. Shots are seen to fall thickly among the vessels and immense bodies of water are thrown up by the explosion of mines. A very exciting naval battle. 100 feet. $15.00.
- - Miniature recreation of the Boxer Rebellion battle that occurred June 17, 1900.
- - Filmed ca. June 19, 1900.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 602; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 16 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FEC 2312 (ref print)
- LC 1965 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1965 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1965
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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