Film, Video Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 2] /
South African War
- Charge of Boer cavalry [no. 2] /
- "In the distance is seen a number of grey objects rapidly approaching, which, upon drawing closer, are recognized as a company of Boer cavalry. As they draw nearer, you can see that they are straining every nerve and urging their horses to the utmost speed. Waving their sabres aloft on they come, so that the audience involuntarily make an effort to move from their seats in order to avoid being trampled under the horses"--Edison films catalog.
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - South African War, 1899-1902
- - Afrikaners
- - Cavalry
- - D7877 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 16Apr1900; D7877.
- - Duration: 0:31 at 24 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1189) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Filmed April 11, 1900, in the Orange Mountains, West Orange, New Jersey.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 588; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 52; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 28 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FLA 4203 (viewing print)
- FEC 2803 (viewing print)
- FRA 1366 (dupe neg pic)
- FPE 9653 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0015H (paper pos)
- Box 5038B (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1189 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1189
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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