9th Infantry boys' morning wash /
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Spanish American War
Volunteer Infantry, 9th
- 9th Infantry boys' morning wash /
- Translated Title
- Ninth Infantry Boys' Morning Wash
- Ninth U.S. Infantry Boys at Their Morning Wash
- Created Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
- Subject Headings
- - United States.--Army.--Infantry, 9th
- - Military Camps Florida Tampa
- - United States.--Army Military Life
- - Soldiers Florida Tampa
- - Spanish American War, 1898
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31444.
- - Original main title lacking. DLC
- - Camera, William Paley.
- - Duration: 0:27 at 26 fps.
- - "Imagine forty or fifty soldier boys each with a pail of water on the ground before him, sousing and spattering and scrubbing away for dear life. Soap and towels too. Every man jack of them looks as if he were enjoying the wash immensely, and also the novelty of having his picture taken. The big fellow in the center of the picture is laughing heartily. All the figures are clearly outlined, and the whole group is true to life"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian. DLC
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1329) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed. DLC
- - Filmed ca. May 1898 in Tampa, Florida.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 427; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 223; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 32 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- Viewing Print 1 Film Reel of 1 (Ca. 30 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm.
- Dupe Neg Pic 1 Reel of 1 (Ca. 30 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm.
- Paper Pos 1 Roll of 1 (Ca. 85 Ft.) : B&W ; 35 Mm.
- Paper Pos (Copy 2) 1 Roll of 1 (Ca. 85 Ft.) : B&W ; 35 Mm.
- Call Number
- FLA 4343 (viewing print)
- FRA 1487 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0037B (paper pos)
- Box 5471A (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- sawmp 1329 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1329
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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