Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location New Jersey
South Africa
Language English
Subjects Army
Artillery
Battles
Gordon Highlanders
Great Britain
Historical Reenactments
New Jersey
South Africa
South African War
Title
Capture of Boer battery /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  South African War, 1899-1902
-  Battles--South Africa
-  Great Britain.--Army.--Gordon Highlanders
-  Artillery--South Africa
-  Historical reenactments--New Jersey
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Apr1900; D7876.
-  Duration: 1:13 at 20 fps.
-  From New York clipper: By the Gordon Highlanders. In the foreground are two Creusot guns, manned by the Dutch burghers. Smoke effects are due. The Highlanders are seen in the distance, approaching rapidly, easily distinguished by their kilts and bare legs. They sweep all before them, leaving the guns smoking and deserted as they pursue the flying Boers.
-  Filmed April 11, 1900, in the Orange Mountains, West Orange, New Jersey.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 587; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; New York clipper, April 28, 1900, p. 216.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2799 (ref print)
LC 1524 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1524 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1524
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694168
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694168


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