Format Film, Video
Dates 1900
Location Newport
Rhode Island
United States
Language English
Subjects Boats
Morris (Torpedo Boat)
Rhode Island
Torpedo Boats
United States
Weapons Systems
Whitehead Torpedoes
Torpedo boat "Morris" running /
Other Title
U.S. torpedo boat "Morris" running at full speed
u.s. torpedo boat "morris" running at full speed
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Morris (Torpedo boat)
-  Torpedo-boats--United States
-  United States.--Navy--Boats
-  Whitehead torpedoes
-  Torpedoes
-  United States.--Navy--Weapons systems
-  Harbors--Rhode Island--Newport
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10162.
-  Duration: 1:14 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: This scene was taken at Newport, R. I., and shows this wonderful torpedo boat running at the rate of thirty miles an hour. When the boat came in front of the camera it discharged a gigantic Whitehead torpedo, which is seen to dive into the water like an enormous fish. 75 feet. $11.25.
-  Filmed ca. late April to early May 1900, at Newport, Rhode Island.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 592-93; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 27 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9407 (ref print)
LC 1893 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1893
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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