Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Artillery Drill and Tactics
Drill and Tactics
Exercises and Recreations
Military Cadets
Nautical Training Schools
Naval Battles
Naval Education
Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.)
Rhode Island
United States
Naval sham battle at Newport /
Other Title
Naval sham battle at Newport Naval Training School
naval sham battle at newport naval training school
From Edison films catalog: Showing the attacking forces drawn up in line of battle. They immediately commence firing on the shore batteries. The batteries return the fire with telling effect, but are at last silenced by the overwhelming forces of the enemy. In the distance can be seen the ruins of a bridge destroyed by the invading forces. The smoke thickens as the firing becomes general, and the effect is superb. This picture is full of action, also thrilling and very exciting, and every detail is brought out clearly and distinctly. 100 feet. $15.00.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Naval battles--Drama
-  Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.)
-  Nautical training-schools--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Military cadets--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Artillery drill and tactics
-  United States.--Navy--Drill and tactics
-  Naval education--United States
-  Sailors--Education--United States
-  Schools--Exercises and recreations--Rhode Island--Newport
-  D22019 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Nov1900; D22019.
-  Duration: 1:34 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed ca. September to November 1900, at the Naval Training Station in 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. 644; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 26 [MI].
1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9439 (ref print)
LC 1730 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1730
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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