Format Film, Video
Dates 1901
Location Buffalo
New York
United States
Language English
Subjects (
Buffalo
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Buffalo, N.Y.)
Exhibition Buildings
Exhibitions
New York (State)
Pan American Exposition
Towers
United States
Title
Panorama of esplanade by night /
Other Title
Panoramic view of the esplanade by night
panoramic view of the esplanade by night
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Pan-American Exposition--Buffalo, N.Y.)--(1901 :
-  Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Exhibitions--United States
-  Towers--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Buffalo (N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Nov1901; H10633.
-  Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps.
-  Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
-  Location: Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York.
-  The first objects visible in this film, which was taken at night, are the glowing light globes that outline the buildings closest to the camera position. The camera slowly pans, encompassing the complete area of the exhibit buildings, and the outlines of all the buildings are clearly discernible. Edwin S. Porter maintained that this was the first motion picture taken at night by incandescent light in America.
-  From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE ESPLANADE BY NIGHT. Unhairing. [code for telegraphic orders] A most perfect picture of the Pan-American Exposition buildings, including the Electric Tower and Temple of Music, as they appear at night. Class B 50 ft. $6.00.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 11/11/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (68 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 1026 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp001 m1b01674 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b01674
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694344
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694344


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