Film, Video McKinley and party /
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- McKinley and party /
- Other Title
- President McKinley's inspection of Camp Wikoff
- president mckinley's inspection of camp wikoff
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, .
- Subject Headings
- - McKinley, William,--1843-1901
- - Hobart, Garret A.--1844-1899.--(Garret Augustus)
- - Wheeler, Joseph,--1836-1906
- - Alger, R. A.--1836-1907.--(Russell Alexander)
- - Astor, John Jacob,--1864-1912
- - Military camps--New York (State)--Montauk Point
- - United States.--Army--Inspection
- - United States.--Army--Officers
- - United States.--Army--History--Spanish-American War, 1898
- - Montauk Point (N.Y.)--History, Military--19th century
- - Spanish-American War, 1898
- - Photojournalists--New York (State)--Montauk Point
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27386.
- - Original main title lacking. DLC
- - Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995.
- - Duration: 0:51 at 16 fps.
- - Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
- - From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. This picture has been very popular wherever it has been shown on the Biograph. To begin with, the film is unusually fine photographically, and the picture is taken from a point of view which shows the immense distances of Camp Wikoff with its multitude of tents in the background. The President, with Vice-President Hobart and Secretary of War Russell A. Alger, appear in an open carriage escorted by a large number of officers, notable among whom are Gen. Wheeler, Gen. Gates, and Col. John Jacob Astor. This picture is brought to a rather humorous ending by the efforts of a newspaper photographer to get Col. Astor to pose for a picture. He is unsuccessful, and as the gallant colonel gallops away, the photographer's chagrin is apparent.
- - Biograph catalog no. 783; code name (for telegraphic orders) Ennensis.
- - MAVIS 48457; McKinley and party. DLC
- - Filmed ca. Sept. 1898 in Camp Wikoff at Montauk Point, Long Island.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 107 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - ref print; Received: 7/18/97 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - dupe neg; Received: 6/16/97 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - paper pos; Received: 1/22/03; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number
- FEC 2883 (ref print)
- FPE 9291 (dupe neg)
- LC 281a (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- sawmp 0281 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0281
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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