Film, Video White Horse Rapids /
Boats and Boating
White Water Canoeing
Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska)
- White Horse Rapids /
- From Edison films catalog: This picture was taken at the historical point signified by the above title, where so many daring and venturesome miners have lost their lives in attempting to shoot these mad and turbulent rapids in their flat bottom boats, constructed for the purpose of navigating the treacherous Yukon River, which flows through the rich gold fields of Alaska. This picture was secured at the time a party of miners in a boat were making their way over one of the very roughest spots. As they are tossed about by the mad current, the waves and spray are seen to dash high into the air and at times entirely envelop the eager gold seekers. This is a very realistic and exciting picture. 50 feet. 7.50.
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - Rapids--Yukon
- - Yukon River (Yukon and Alaska)
- - Rivers--Yukon
- - White-water canoeing--Yukon
- - Gold miners--Transportation--Yukon
- - Boats and boating--Yukon
- - D7246 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Apr1900; D7246.
- - Camera, Robert K. Bonine.
- - Duration: 0:40 at 16 fps.
- - Filmed ca. early July to September 18, 1899, in Yukon Territory, Canada.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 517-18; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 10 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- 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
- FEB 9408 (ref print)
- LC 1198 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 1198 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1198
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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