Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Constellation (Frigate)
Drill and Tactics
Education
Exercises and Recreations
Military Cadets
Nautical Training Schools
Naval Education
Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.)
Navy
Newport
Rhode Island
Sailing
Sailing Ships
Sailors
Schools
Training Ships
United States
Title
Naval apprentices at sail drill on historic ship "Constellation" /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Constellation (Frigate)
-  Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.)
-  Nautical training-schools--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Sailing--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Military cadets--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Training-ships--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Sailing ships--Rhode Island--Newport
-  United States.--Navy--Drill and tactics
-  Naval education--United States
-  Sailors--Education--United States
-  Schools--Exercises and recreations--Rhode Island--Newport
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22020.
-  Duration: 2:01 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: This picture opens with the young cadets climbing the rigging and going through the sail drill on board the famous historic ship "Constellation." Loosing sail to buntline, making sail, shortening sail and furling; also loose sail to bowline. This picture is absolutely perfect photographically; also very thrilling, and makes a most interesting subject. 125 feet. 18.75.
-  Filmed ca. September to November 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, 1997, p. 643; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 25-26 [MI].
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2831 (ref print)
LC 1729 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1729 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1729
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694257
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694257


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