Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location Candaba
Philippines
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Army
Artillery
Battle Casualties
Battles
Candaba
Candaba (Philippines)
Casualties
History
History, Military
Horses
Infantry
Intrenchments
Philippine American War
Philippines
Revolutionaries
Soldiers
Trench Warfare
United States
Title
Filipinos retreat from trenches /
Other Title
Filipinos retreat from the trenches
Description
Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37444. Original main title lacking. DLC Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard. Duration: 0:51 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. DLC From Edison films catalog: An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who fire volley after volley. The artillery of the Americans plays havoc with their ranks and they fall back, leaving many dead. Their retreat is hotly covered by a company of U.S. Infantry, with mounted officer. They tumble over the embankment into the trench, fire a volley and advance. The officer carefully examines the earthworks, his horse picking his way cautiously over the bodies of the fallen foe. 75 feet. $11.25. Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Unbroken. MAVIS 47118; Filipinos retreat from trenches. DLC Reenacted May 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey. 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. 4 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 31 [MI]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files. ref print; Received: 12/16/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection. dupe neg; Received: 4/4/96 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. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. masterpos. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Philippines--History--Trench warfare.--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
-  Intrenchments--Philippines--Candaba
-  Battles--Philippines--Candaba
-  United States.--Army.--Infantry
-  United States.--Army.--Artillery
-  Philippines--History--Casualties.--Philippine American War, 1899-1902
-  Soldiers
-  Horses
-  Revolutionaries--Philippines
-  Candaba (Philippines)--History, Military--19th century
-  Battle casualties--Philippines
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5June1899; 37444.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Reenacted by the New Jersey National Guard.
-  Duration: 0:51 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. DLC
-  From Edison films catalog: An incident of the Battle of the Trenches at Candabar [sic]. The enemy threw up a high earth embankment during the night, and are defending it with great stubbornness. The pits are crowded with Filipinos, who fire volley after volley. The artillery of the Americans plays havoc with their ranks and they fall back, leaving many dead. Their retreat is hotly covered by a company of U.S. Infantry, with mounted officer. They tumble over the embankment into the trench, fire a volley and advance. The officer carefully examines the earthworks, his horse picking his way cautiously over the bodies of the fallen foe. 75 feet. $11.25.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Unbroken.
-  MAVIS 47118; Filipinos retreat from trenches. DLC
-  Reenacted May 1899 in the Orange Mountains near West Orange, New Jersey.
-  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. 4 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 31 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  ref print; Received: 12/16/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  dupe neg; Received: 4/4/96 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. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
masterpos. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 2841 (ref print)
FPE 9627 (dupe neg)
FPE 9136 (masterpos)
LC 1355a (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1355 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1355
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98501198
http://lccn.loc.gov/98501198


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