Format Film, Video
Dates 1897
Location California
Monterey
Language English
Subjects California
Carriages and Carts
Horse Drawn Vehicles
Hotels
Monterey
Monterey (Calif.)
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Tourism
Title
Hotel Del Monte /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Hotels--California--Monterey
-  Tourism--California--Monterey
-  Carriages and carts--California--Monterey
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Monterey
-  Monterey (Calif.)
-  Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60586.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:22 at 30 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Shows a party of tourists at this famous resort; located in Monterey, Cal., on the Southern Pacific Railroad. The magnificence of its surroundings is clearly shown. 50 feet. $7.50.
-  Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes (p. 21).
-  Filmed ca. September 5, 1897, at Monterey, California.
-  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, 1997, p. 339-40; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 21 [MI].
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2763 (ref print)
LC 25 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0025 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0025
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694226
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694226


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