Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location Connecticut
United States
Language English
Subjects Agricultural Exhibitions
Agricultural Machinery
Amusements
Cattle
Connecticut
Fairs
Farmers
Horsemen and Horsewomen
Horses
Rural Population
United States
Title
A rube couple at a county fair /
Other Title
Rube couple at county fair
rube couple at county fair
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Agricultural exhibitions--United States
-  Fairs--United States
-  Rural population--United States
-  Farmers--United States
-  Amusements--United States
-  Cattle--Connecticut
-  Horses--Connecticut
-  Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut
-  Agricultural machinery
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Oct1904; H52013.
-  Duration: 3:57 (part 1) and 4:39 (part 2) at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting race, with female jockeys. Scene VIII-- Hurdle jumping, female riders. Scene IX--High school horse. Scene X--Slide for life. 540 Ft. $81.00.
-  Filmed ca. October 1904 at the state fair in Danbury, Connecticut.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 289; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July 1906, p. 34 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 540 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 540 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9456 (ref print)
LC 2726 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 2726s1 2726s2 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.2726
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694290
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694290


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 holders of 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 America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915, 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 eager 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.

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

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.