Format Film, Video
Dates 1896
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Barns
Fire Fighters
Fires
Fires and Fire Prevention
Horses
Stablehands
Stables
United States
Title
The burning stable /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896.
Subject Headings
-  Fires--United States
-  Fire fighters--United States
-  Stables--Fires and fire prevention--United States
-  Horses
-  Barns--Fires and fire prevention--United States
-  Stablehands--United States
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31Oct1896; 60143.
-  Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps.
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: Shows a barn actually in flames, from which four horses and a burning wagon are rescued by firemen and stable hands. The scene is exciting, full of action from beginning to end, and all its details are clearly and sharply defined. Thick volumes of smoke pouring from the doors and windows of the stable add greatly to the realistic effect.
-  From Edison films catalog: A burning wagon is dragged from the barn by the firemen, and four horses are rescued from the flames by the stablement. Thick volumes of smoke pour from doors and windows. 115 feet. 17.25. 50 feet. $7.50.
-  MAVIS 183872. DLC
-  Filmed ca. late October 1896.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 251; Maguire & Baucus. Edison films, supp. catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897, p. 2 [MI]; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 4 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 54 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
Call Number
FEC 8073 (viewing print)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4046 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4046
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694165
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694165


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