Film, Video Panoramic view of Newport /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Boats
Harbors
Navy
Newport
Newport (R.I.)
Rhode Island
Torpedo Boats
United States
Title
Panoramic view of Newport /
Summary
From Edison films catalog: Possibly the sensation of the flight of a bird can be nearest realized by being on deck of one of the U.S. Government's fleet torpedo boats racing at its highest speed through the water. This picture was taken under these conditions and shows the beautiful scenery comprising the harbor of Newport, R. I. In the foreground, the spray of the vessel and the foam on the water gives a fair idea of the rapidity at which this boat is moving. In the distance can be seen the wharves and shipping, including the large steamers that ply between New York and Boston. Various other objects can be seen passing the rear, and the busy motion of the men on the deck and the immense volumes of smoke escaping from the funnels all add life and energy to this picture. 75 feet. $11.25.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Newport (R.I.)
-  Harbors--Rhode Island--Newport
-  United States.--Navy--Boats
-  Torpedo-boats--United States
Notes
-  D10163 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10163.
-  Duration: 1:13 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed ca. late April to early May 1900, in the harbor 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. 591; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 26 [MI].
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEB 9437 (ref print)
LC 1787 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1787 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1787
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694274
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694274


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