Format Film, Video
Dates 1898
Location Cuba
Language English
Subjects Ammunition
Animals
Army
Campaigns
Cuba
Equipment and Supplies
Landing Operations
Mules
Officers
Pack Animals (Transportation)
Soldiers
Spanish American War
Transportation
Transportation, Military
Transports
United States
War Use
Title
Packing ammunition on mules, Cuba /
Summary
From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: Dotting the horizon on the right of the picture is the great fleet of transports, while scattered all along the beach and piled high to the left are hundreds upon hundreds of ammunition cases. Soldier boys in the foreground are packing the boxes on the patient army mules. An officer stands by bossing the job. Two boxes are tied on each mule. (C. Musser, Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 452)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., c1898.
Subject Headings
-  Mules--Cuba
-  Pack animals (Transportation)--Cuba
-  Ammunition--Transportation--Cuba
-  Soldiers--Cuba
-  United States.--Army--Transportation--Equipment and supplies
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  Landing operations
-  Transportation, Military--Cuba
-  Transports--Cuba
-  Animals--War use
Notes
-  46692 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46692.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 0:34 at 22 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
-  Filmed ca. June 22-26, 1898, in Daiquirí, Cuba.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: ca. 1962; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 12/27/62; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 8/5/1898; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 20 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FLA 4371 (ref print)
FRA 1510 (dupe neg)
LC 1357 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1357 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1357
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98501059
http://lccn.loc.gov/98501059


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