Film, Video Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /
Morris (Torpedo Boat)
- 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
- - 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.
- 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)
- 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
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