Film, Video South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /
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- South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. /
- From Edison films catalog: Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet. $7.50.
- Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes (p. 43).
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
- Subject Headings
- - Streets--California--Los Angeles
- - City and town life--California--Los Angeles
- - Transportation--California--Los Angeles
- - Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
- - Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Los Angeles
- - Carriages and carts--California--Los Angeles
- - Trolley cars--California--Los Angeles
- - Bicycles--California--Los Angeles
- - Cyclists--California--Los Angeles
- - City traffic--California--Los Angeles
- - Los Angeles (Calif.)
- - Southern Pacific Railroad Company
- - 13568 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13568.
- - Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
- - Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed ca. December 31, 1897, in Los Angeles, 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. 377-78; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 22 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 43 [MI].
- 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 2825 (ref print)
- LC 1365 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1365 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1365
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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