Film, Video A morning alarm /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Heise, William
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1896
Location New Jersey
Language English
Subjects Fire Department
Fire Engines
Fire Fighters
Fire Stations
Horse Drawn Vehicles
New Jersey
Newark (N.J.)
A morning alarm /
Other Title
Morning fire alarm
From Maguire & Baucus catalogues: This shows the Fire Department leaving headquarters for an early morning fire. The scene is remarkable for its natural effect. The opening of the engine house doors, the prancing of the horses, and even the startled expression upon the faces of the spectators, are all clearly depicted.
From Edison films catalog: Shows a Newark fire company just leaving the engine house. The doors open, the horses prance, and the spectators hurry to get a good look at the start. 45 feet. $6.75.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1896.
Subject Headings
-  Newark (N.J.).--Fire Department
-  Fire fighters--New Jersey--Newark
-  Fire engines--New Jersey--Newark
-  Horses--New Jersey--Newark
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--New Jersey--Newark
-  Fire stations--New Jersey--Newark
-  64784 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1896; 64784.
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:51 at 30 fps.
-  MAVIS 183938.
-  Filmed November 14, 1896, in Newark, New Jersey.
-  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. 257; Maguire & Baucus. Edison films, supp. catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897, p. 2; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 12 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 54 [MI].
-  viewing print; Received: 5-13-1994; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 96 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 8102 (viewing print)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 4049
Library of Congress Catalog Number
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