Film, Video Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /

Format Film, Video
Contributors McKinley, William
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1901
Location Canton
Ohio
United States
Language English
Subjects Canton
Canton (Ohio)
Death
Death and Burial
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies
Hearses (Vehicles)
McKinley, William
Military Funerals
Ohio
Presidents
Railroad Stations
United States
Title
Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio /
Other Title
Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio
Summary
This film was photographed from two camera positions and shows the area where the guard of honor (pallbearers) is removing the casket containing the remains of President McKinley from the railroad car. The second camera position shows the pallbearers as they carry the casket to the hearse and place it inside.
From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: BODY LEAVING THE TRAIN AT CANTON, OHIO. Ungorgeous. [code for telegraphic orders] Here, as in the other pictures, we secured a most advantageous location, and we present a life-size view of the casket containing the body of President McKinley as it is slowly and carefully taken from the window of the car which bore it from the Capitol to Canton. The casket is placed upon the shoulders of ten stalwart sailors and soldiers and borne to the waiting hearse, followed by President Roosevelt and Cabinet. Class A 60 ft. $9.00
Contributor Names
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Death and burial
-  Presidents--United States--Death
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--Ohio--Canton
-  Military funerals--Ohio--Canton
-  Hearses (Vehicles)
-  Railroad stations--Ohio--Canton
-  Canton (Ohio)
Notes
-  H9083 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9083.
-  Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps.
-  Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901.
-  The Library of Congress copy of this film may not contain all of the scenes described in the Edison Company summary.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 9/26/1901; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 19 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp001 m1b27558 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp001.m1b27558
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694355
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694355

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