Film, Video An historic feat /
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- An historic feat /
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- Gen. Bell's pack train swimming Agno River
- Bell's pack train swimming Agno River
- gen. bell's pack train swimming agno river
- bell's pack train swimming agno river
- From the Biograph picture catalogue: 54 feet. Gen. Franklin Bell's famous mule pack train swimming the Agno River in Northern Luzon. This is one of the most notable incidents of the Philippine War. The picture has made a decided sensation wherever it has been shown.
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 
- Subject Headings
- - Mules--Philippines--Agno River
- - Animals--War use
- - Fords (Stream crossings)--Philippines--Agno River
- - Pack animals (Transportation)--Philippines
- - Transportation, Military--Philippines
- - Agno River (Philippines)
- - Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
- - Bell, James Franklin,--1856-1919--Military leadership
- - United States.--Army--History
- - H16738 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 18Apr1902; H16738.
- - Original main title lacking.
- - Probable release date from AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995.
- - Camera, Raymond Ackerman.
- - Duration: 0:50 at 16 fps.
- - Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
- - Biograph catalog no. 1455; code name (for telegraphic orders) Gaensewein.
- - MAVIS 1836895; An historic feat.
- - Filmed Feb. 5, 1900, on the Agno River in the Philippine Islands.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 181 [MI]; Biograph bulletins 1896-1908. 1971, p. 66.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: ca. 1962; viewing print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1962-12-27; dupe neg pic; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1902-04-18; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
- 1 roll (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- FLA 3865 (viewing print)
- FRA 1077 (dupe neg pic)
- LC 851 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- sawmp 0851 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0851
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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