Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location New Jersey
South Africa
Language English
Subjects Afrikaners
Cavalry
Cavalry Operations
Historical Reenactments
Horses
New Jersey
South Africa
South African War
Title
Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 1] /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  South African War, 1899-1902
-  Cavalry--South Africa
-  Horses
-  Historical reenactments--New Jersey
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Apr1900; D7812.
-  Duration: 0:37 at 20 fps.
-  From New York clipper: Shows a wild charge of Mounted Boer up a steep hill. The action of the picture is spirited and photographically it is an excellent film. The opening scene shows a bleak hillside with the Boer cavalry in the distance, galloping rapidly to the front. They cross the ridge just as the film ends.
-  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. 587-88; 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. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2803 (ref print)
LC 1190 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1190 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1190
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694174
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694174


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