Film, Video Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1901
Location Cuba
Language English
Subjects Admirals
Afternoon Teas
Command of Troops
Cuba
Drama
Naval Battles
Navy
Officers
Sampson, William Thomas
Santiago, Battle Of, Santiago De Cuba, Cuba
Schley, Winfield Scott
Single Women
Spanish American War
United States
Title
Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /
Other Title
Sampson-Schley controversy--tea party
sampson-schley controversy--tea party
Summary
From Edison films catalog: This subject is in three scenes, showing beautiful dissolving effects. Scene 1 shows Admiral Schley upon the bridge of the Brooklyn commanding the American Fleet in Santiago Harbor. The Spanish fleet is seen to emerge from Santiago Harbor. Simultaneously ships and forts open fire on the American fleet. Scene 2. The Man Behind the Gun. The gun crews are seen manipulating a 13-inch gun repeatedly with terror to Cervera's fleet; one of Cervera's fleet is seen to sink directly from the results of the Brooklyn's firing. A shell is seen to burst among the crew, wounding one of its members. Scene 3. The Man Behind the Teacup shows Admiral Sampson the centre of attraction of a group of old maids at an afternoon tea party. Class A 200 ft. $30.00.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902--Drama
-  Schley, Winfield Scott,--1839-1911--Drama
-  United States.--Navy--Officers--Drama
-  Santiago, Battle of, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 1898--Drama
-  Naval battles--Cuba--Drama
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Drama
-  Admirals--Drama
-  Command of troops--Drama
-  Afternoon teas--Cuba--Drama
-  Single women--Cuba--Drama
Notes
-  H8753 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 18Sept1901; H8753.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Duration: 0:49 at 16 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.
-  Summary is for the entire three-part Edison catalog film title "Sampson-Schley controversy:" scenes one and two were produced and copyrighted in August 1901 as "Sampson-Schley controversy" [(c) H7674], while scene three was added in September 1901 and copyrighted separately as "Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party" [(c) H8753, described in this record].
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Ungleiches.
-  MAVIS 48453; Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party.
-  Based on the political cartoon in the New York journal and advertiser, July 24, 1901, p. 16.
-  Filmed September 1901 as a third scene to Sampson-Schley controversy.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 135, Sept. 1902, p. 26 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 7/17/97 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/18/97 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 9/18/01; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2889 (ref print)
FPE 9285 (dupe neg)
LC 794b (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 0794 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.0794
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98501161
http://lccn.loc.gov/98501161


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