Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Artillery Drill and Tactics
Drama
Drill and Tactics
Education
Exercises and Recreations
Military Cadets
Nautical Training Schools
Naval Battles
Naval Education
Naval Education and Training Center (U.S.)
Navy
Newport
Rhode Island
Sailors
Schools
United States
Title
Naval sham battle at Newport /
Other Title
Naval sham battle at Newport Naval Training School
naval sham battle at newport naval training school
Summary
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
Notes
-  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].
Medium
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)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1730 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1730
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694258
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694258


Rights & Access

The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.

While the Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the materials in the Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies, there may be content protected as "works for hire" (copyright may be held by the party that commissioned the original work) and/or under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. The Library is anxious to hear from individuals or institutions that have information about these materials or know of their history.

Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Users should consult the catalog information that accompanies each item for specific information. This catalog data provides the details known to the Library of Congress regarding the corresponding item and may assist users in making independent assessments of the legal status of these items as related to their desired uses.

The following films are reproduced courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 720, Oyster Bay, NY 11771: U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquirí, Cuba; Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago; Pack Mules with Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba.

Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.