Film, Video Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
Language English
Subjects Morris (Torpedo Boat)
Rhode Island
Torpedo Boats
United States
Whitehead Torpedoes
Discharging a Whitehead torpedo /
Other Title
Discharging a torpedo
Discharging Whitehead torpedo
"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"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Whitehead torpedoes
-  Morris (Torpedo boat)
-  Torpedo-boats--Rhode Island--Newport
-  United States.--Navy
-  D10160 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10160.
-  Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1565) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Filmed ca. late April to early May 1900, at Newport, Rhode Island.
-  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. 591-92; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 78; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 27 [MI].
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35mm DNEG cy 2 Received: ca. 1989??? from UCLA Film & Television Archive; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 4579 (viewing print)
FEB 9742 (viewing print)
FRA 1613 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5425 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 8055 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FRB 0500 (master pos pic)
Box 0675B (paper pos)
Box 5576C (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1565
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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