Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Boats
Harbors
Morris (Torpedo Boat)
Navy
Newport
Rhode Island
Torpedo Tubes
Torpedo Boats
Torpedoes
United States
Weapons Systems
Whitehead Torpedoes
Title
Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /
Other Title
Discharging a torpedo
discharging a torpedo
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Whitehead torpedoes
-  Torpedoes
-  Torpedo tubes
-  Morris (Torpedo boat)
-  Torpedo-boats--United States
-  United States.--Navy--Weapons systems
-  United States.--Navy--Boats
-  Harbors--Rhode Island--Newport
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10160.
-  Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet. $11.25.
-  Filmed ca. late April to early May 1900, at Newport, Rhode Island.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 591-92; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 27 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9742 (ref print)
LC 1565 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1565 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1565
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694189
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694189


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