Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location South Africa
Language English
Subjects Ambulance Service
Red Cross
Red Cross and Red Crescent
South Africa
South African War
War Work
Red Cross ambulance on battlefield /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  South African War, 1899-1902--War work--Red Cross
-  Red Cross and Red Crescent--South Africa
-  Ambulance service--South Africa
-  Battles--South Africa
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Apr1900; D9115.
-  Duration: 1:38 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Near the center of this scene we see the regimental surgeon directing the movements of the Ambulance Corps. Tenderly they pick up the unfortunates and place them in the ambulance. The numbers disabled show that the battle has been a hot one, and many a poor fellow, if he survives his injuries, will carry to his grave the scars honorably acquired in his country's cause. 100 feet. $15.00.
-  MAVIS 47146; Red Cross ambulance on battlefield. DLC
-  Filmed ca. April 15-24, 1900, in the Orange Mountains, West Orange, New Jersey.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 590; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 29 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: 1996-12-16 from LC Motion Picture Lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: date unknown; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (115 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 2847 (viewing print)
LC 1828 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1828
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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