Film, Video English lancers charging /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location New Jersey
South Africa
Language English
Subjects Artillery
Battles
Cavalry
Drama
Historical Reenactments
New Jersey
South Africa
South African War
Title
English lancers charging /
Other Title
English lancers charging at Modder River
english lancers charging at modder river
Summary
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
Notes
-  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.
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
FEC 2800 (ref print)
LC 1294 (paper pos)
Repository
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
00694195
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694195


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