Film, Video U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location Cuba
Language English
Subjects Army
Campaigns
Cuba
El Caney, Battle Of, El Caney, Cuba
Horses
Infantry
Soldiers
Spanish American War
United States
Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
Title
U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /
Other Title
United States Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney
united states infantry supported by rough riders at el caney
Summary
From Edison films catalog: Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding like demons, yelling and firing revolvers as they pass out of sight. Other troops follow in quick succession, pressing on to front. 100 feet. $15.00
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  El Caney, Battle of, El Caney, Cuba, 1898
-  United States.--Army.--Volunteer Cavalry, 1st
-  United States.--Army.--Infantry
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  Soldiers
-  Horses
Notes
-  37442 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37442.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard.
-  Duration: 0:55 at 24 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.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Unbridle.
-  MAVIS 47161; U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney.
-  Reenacted May 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
-  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; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 11 [MI].
-  ref print; Received: 12/16/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  dupe neg; Received: 4/2/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  masterpos; Received: 12/12/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: 6/5/1899; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 105 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 105 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
masterpos. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 105 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 105 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 2939 (ref print)
FPE 9638 (dupe neg)
FPE 9129 (masterpos)
LC 1916a (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1916 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1916
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98501103
http://lccn.loc.gov/98501103


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