Observation train following parade /
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- Observation train following parade /
- Created Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., c1898.
- Subject Headings
- - Freight cars--New York (State)--New York.
- - Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York.
- - Parades--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
- - Crowds--New York (State)--New York.
- - United States.--Navy--History--Spanish-American War, 1898.
- - Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American.
- - Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902--Anniversaries, etc.
- - New York (N.Y.)--History, Naval--19th century.
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 3Sept1898; 52051.
- - Original main title lacking. DLC
- - Date is copyright and production date; unable to verify if work was ever actually released.
- - Duration: 0:30 at 24 fps.
- - Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
- - From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: There were two freight trains standing on the tracks between the river and the Riverside Park, and they furnished a perfect impromptu observation train service to the men and boys who clambered up on the cars to get a view of the [Sampson homecoming naval] parade. They saw the vessels go up and then waited for their return. As the ships came back the engineer of one of the trains started it for the freight yards at Thirty-Third Street, and a crowd of about 2,000 was carried along, perched up on the roof of the cars. (C. Musser, Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 462-463)
- - Filmed August 20, 1898, near the Hudson River and Riverside Park in New York City.
- - 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.
- - ref print; Received: ca. 1962; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - dupe neg; Received: 12/27/62; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - paper pos; Received: 9/3/1898; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- Ref Print. 1 Reel of 1 (Ca. 20 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm.
- Dupe Neg. 1 Reel of 1 (Ca. 20 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 16 Mm.
- Paper Pos. 1 Roll (Ca. 50 Ft.) : Si., B&W ; 35 Mm.
- Call Number
- FLA 4221 (ref print)
- FRA 1380 (dupe neg)
- LC 1207 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- sawmp 1207 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1207
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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