Film, Video S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Blechynden, Frederick
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1897
Location California
San Francisco
Language English
Subjects California
Coptic (Ship)
Harbors
Pacific Coast Steamship Company
Passenger Ships
San Francisco
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Steamboats
Title
S.S. "Coptic" in the harbor /
Other Title
Steamship "Coptic" in the harbor
Summary
From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the vessel away from the dock and slowly turning. The vessel is seen to good advantage, the four masts, smokestack and hull being faithfully reproduced. Clouds of smoke pour out of the funnel, and volumes of steam out of the exhaust pipe. In the foreground is a dense crowd, among which are numerous Chinamen. Clear and sharp with figures life-size.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Coptic (Ship)
-  Steamboats--California--San Francisco
-  Harbors--California--San Francisco
-  Passenger ships--California--San Francisco
-  Pacific Coast Steamship Company
-  Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Notes
-  60581 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60581.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:23 at 30 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0042) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed September 2, 1897, at San Francisco, California.
-  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. 336; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, 1985; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 37.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (19 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. Dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. Dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. Paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 3056 (viewing print)
FEC 2758 (viewing print)
FRA 0402 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9574 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0457D (paper pos)
Box 5529E (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0042 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0042
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694292
Other Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694292

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