Film, Video Capture of Boer battery /
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
South African War
- Capture of Boer battery /
- 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.
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - South African War, 1899-1902--Drama
- - Battles--South Africa--Drama
- - Great Britain.--Army.--Gordon Highlanders
- - Artillery--South Africa--Drama
- - Historical reenactments--New Jersey
- - D7876 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Apr1900; D7876.
- - Duration: 1:13 at 20 fps.
- - 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.
- 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)
- 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
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