Film, Video English lancers charging /
South African War
- English lancers charging /
- Other Title
- English lancers charging at Modder River
- english lancers charging at modder river
- From Edison films catalog: The stubborn resistance of the Boers is shown by the activity and persistency with which they fire the two large field pieces immediately in the foreground. It seems, indeed, a hopeless matter to attempt to capture and overthrow such an invulnerable position. The British Lancers are seen advancing, urged on by their officers, with the Royal colors flying in the air. They press the battery of Boers with such vigor that before the position is surrendered, there is scarcely a handful left to retreat, the remainder lying dead and wounded on the battle field. This picture is full of action and very exciting. 75 feet. $11.25.
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - South African War, 1899-1902--Drama
- - Battles--South Africa--Drama
- - Cavalry--South Africa--Drama
- - Artillery--South Africa--Drama
- - Historical reenactments--New Jersey
- - D9116 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9116.
- - Duration: 1:25 at 16 fps.
- - Filmed April 11, 1900, in the Orange Mountains, West Orange, New Jersey.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 589; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 29 [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
- FEC 2800 (ref print)
- LC 1294 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1294 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1294
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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