Film, Video Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1900
Location France
Pont Alexandre III
Seine River
Language English
Subjects (Paris, France)
City and Town Life
Exhibition Buildings
Exposition Universelle Internationale De 1900
Pont Alexandre III (Paris, France)
River Steamers
Seine River
Seine River (France)
Panorama of the Paris Exposition, from the Seine /
Other Title
Paris Exhibition viewed from the Seine
From Edison films catalog: This panoramic scene is taken from a Seine steamboat and gives a rapid view of the banks of the river. The launch steams under six bridges and past the Street of Nations. The United States Building is a prominent white domed structure, gay with national flags. The picture ends at the famous three million dollar bridge, the Point Alexander III. 375 feet. $56.25.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Seine River (France)
-  Rivers--France
-  River steamers--France
-  Steamboats--France--Paris
-  Bridges--France--Seine River
-  Exposition universelle internationale de 1900--(Paris, France)
-  Exhibitions--France--Paris
-  Exhibition buildings--France--Paris
-  City and town life--France--Paris
-  D16388 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16388.
-  Duration: 3:07 (part 1) and 3:01 (part 2) at 16 fps.
-  Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France.
-  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. 609; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 18-19 [MI].
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 375 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 375 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEB 9859 (ref print)
LC 2123 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 2123s1
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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