Film, Video Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /
Articles and Essays with this item:
- Sampson and Schley controversy--tea party /
- Other Title
- Sampson-Schley controversy--tea party
- sampson-schley controversy--tea party
- 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
- - 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.
- 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)
- 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
Rights & Access
The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and makes no warranty with regard to their use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions.
While the Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the materials in the Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies, there may be content protected as "works for hire" (copyright may be held by the party that commissioned the original work) and/or under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. The Library is anxious to hear from individuals or institutions that have information about these materials or know of their history.
Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. Users should consult the catalog information that accompanies each item for specific information. This catalog data provides the details known to the Library of Congress regarding the corresponding item and may assist users in making independent assessments of the legal status of these items as related to their desired uses.
The following films are reproduced courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 720, Oyster Bay, NY 11771: U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquirí, Cuba; Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago; Pack Mules with Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba.
Suggested credit line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.
Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is providing access to the Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures for educational and research purposes. The Library is not aware of any copyrights or other rights associated with this Collection. However, users should note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.
U.S. Troops Landing at Daiquirí, Cuba; Troops Making Military Road in Front of Santiago; Pack Mules with Ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba; and 25th Infantry are reproduced here courtesy of the Theodore Roosevelt Association.
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division.
More information about American Memory and Copyright.
Rights assessment is your responsibility.
More about Copyright and other Restrictions
For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.