Film, Video 2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--parade /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location Canada
Language English
Subjects Canada
Canadian Army
Participation, Canadian
South African War
2nd Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--parade /
Other Title
Second Special Service Battalion, Canadian Infantry--parade
second special service battalion, canadian infantry--parade
From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Canadian troops departing from Quebec for the war in the Transvaal. The scene opens with the soldiers clad in campaign uniform, marching under the triumphal arch, cheered by thousands of spectators who are waving English flags.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  South African War, 1899-1902--Participation, Canadian
-  Parades--Canada--Quebec
-  Canada.--Canadian Army.--Infantry
-  Soldiers--Canada--Quebec
-  72831 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 7Nov1899; 72831.
-  Duration: 3:12 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed October 30, 1899, in Quebec, Canada.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 559; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 3 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
arch pos. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 200 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 200 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FPE 7938 (arch pos)
LC 2184 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 2184
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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