Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location New Jersey
New York
New York Harbor
United States
Language English
Subjects (10Th
America's Cup
Columbia (Yacht)
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
New York, N.Y.)
Shamrock (Yacht)
United States
Yacht Racing
Yachts
Title
"Columbia" winning the cup /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  America's Cup
-  Yacht racing--United States
-  Columbia (Yacht)
-  Yachts
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Oct1899; 69350.
-  Camera, J. Stuart Blackton and/or Albert E. Smith.
-  Duration: 1:33 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: 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. 65 feet. 9.75.
-  Filmed October 20, 1899, off Sandy Hook, New Jersey.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 357; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 32 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 65 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9273 (ref print)
LC 1544 (paper pos)
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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