Film, Video "Columbia" winning the Cup /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Blackton, James Stuart
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Smith, Albert E.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1899
Location New Jersey
New York
New York Harbor
Language English
Subjects (10th
America's Cup
Columbia (Yacht)
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
New York, N.Y.)
Shamrock (Yacht)
Yacht Racing
Title
"Columbia" winning the Cup /
Summary
"The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen marking the finishing line in this great aquatic struggle. As the Columbia crosses the line, followed closely by the Shamrock, we see the steam from the whistle of the Light Ship announcing the well earned victory of the American yacht"--Edison films catalog.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  America's Cup--(10th :--1899 :--New York, N.Y.)
-  Yacht racing--New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
-  Columbia (Yacht)
-  Shamrock (Yacht)
Notes
-  69350 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Oct1899; 69350.
-  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
-  Early motion pictures gives Edwin S. Porter credit as the cameraman, however, according to Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900, the cameraman was Blackton and/or Smith.
-  Duration: 1:33 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1544) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed. 35 mm. viewing print (FYA 0854) was also rehoused: former shelf number: FEB 9273.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed October 20, 1899, off Sandy Hook, 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. 553, p. 557; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 62; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 32 [MI].
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 4558 (viewing print)
FYA 0854 (viewing print)
FRA 1592 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0674B (paper pos)
Box 5093A (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1544 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1544
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694180
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694180


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