Format Film, Video
Dates 1897
Location California
San Francisco
Language English
Subjects California
San Francisco
Sutro Baths (San Francisco, Calif.)
Swimmers
Swimming Pools
Title
Sutro Baths /
Other Title
Sutro Baths, no. 2
sutro baths, no. 2
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Sutro Baths (San Francisco, Calif.)
-  Swimming pools--California--San Francisco
-  Swimmers--California--San Francisco
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20Sept1897; 52619.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:24 at 30 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Another view in which the figures show larger. A springboard furnishes the bathers with much amusement; also a toboggan slide. 50 feet. $7.50.
-  "A large indoor swimming pool is shown, as well as the walkways that separate the varying depths of the water, and a sign identifying the locale on the wall farthest from the camera position. In the immediate foreground, camera right , is a slide that begins its incline high in the air above the water and affords entrance into the water below"--Early motion pictures.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0005) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed. DLC
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian. DLC
-  Filmed August 22, 1897, at the Sutro Baths in 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. 333; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 45 [MI].
-  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 (ca. 1 min., 24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 3019 (viewing print)
FEC 1495 (viewing print)
FRA 0051 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 6795 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0351P (paper pos)
Box 5288F (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0005 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0005
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694314
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694314


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