Film, Video President Roosevelt and the Rough Riders /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Montauk Point
New York
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Greenway, John Campbell
History, Military
Military Camps
Montauk Point
Montauk Point (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Roosevelt, Theodore
Spanish American War
United States
Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
President Roosevelt and the Rough Riders /
Other Title
Col. Theodore Roosevelt and officers of his staff
Col. Theodore Roosevelt and staff
col. theodore roosevelt and officers of his staff
col. theodore roosevelt and staff
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 29 feet. This picture shows Col. Roosevelt, accompanied by Lieut. Greenway and other prominent officers of the Rough Riders, galloping up to his headquarters, where he dismounts and walks into his tent. This view was taken in the camp with the Rough Riders, and is an excellent picture of Col. Roosevelt in the environment he loves so well.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, [1898]
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
-  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
-  Greenway, John Campbell,--1872-1926
-  Military camps--New York (State)--Montauk Point
-  Montauk Point (N.Y.)--History, Military--19th century
-  Spanish-American War, 1898
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  United States.--Army--History--Spanish-American War, 1898
-  Horses
-  H27385 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 22Jan1903; H27385.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995.
-  Duration: 0:28 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.
-  Biograph catalog no. 771; code name (for telegraphic orders) Zumometer.
-  MAVIS 48448; President Roosevelt and the Rough Riders.
-  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.
-  Received: 7/18/97 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/19/97 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1/22/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2878 (ref print)
FPE 9297 (dupe neg)
LC 469b (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0469
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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