Film, Video Shooting captured insurgents /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Heise, William
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1898
Location Cuba
Spain
Language English
Subjects Armed Forces
Campaigns
Casualties
Cuba
Cubans
Drama
Executions and Executioners
Firing Squads (Execution)
Historical Reenactments
Insurgency
Prisoners
Soldiers
Spain
Spaniards
Spanish
Spanish American War
Title
Shooting captured insurgents /
Summary
From Edison films catalog: A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet. $7.50.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba--Drama
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Casualties--Drama
-  Historical reenactments
-  Executions and executioners--Drama
-  Insurgency--Cuba--Drama
-  Soldiers--Cuba--Drama
-  Cubans--Drama
-  Spaniards--Cuba--Drama
-  Cuba--Armed forces--Drama
-  Spain--Armed forces--Cuba--Drama
Notes
-  46696 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46696.
-  Camera, William Heise.
-  Duration: 0:22 at 34 fps.
-  Reenacted ca. July 1898, probably in New Jersey.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 458; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 3002 (ref print)
LC 49 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0049 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0049
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694305
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694305

Rights & Access

Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is providing access to the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures for educational and research purposes. The Library is not aware of any copyrights or other rights associated with this Collection. However, users should note that 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. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquirí, Cuba; Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago; Pack Mules with Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba; and 25th Infantry are reproduced here courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Association.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.

More information about American Memory and Copyright.

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.