Film, Video Capture of trenches at Candaba /

Format Film, Video
Contributors New Jersey. National Guard
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
Dates 1899
Location Candaba
Philippines
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Army
Battle Casualties
Battles
Candaba
Candaba (Philippines)
Casualties
Flags
History
History, Military
Horses
Infantry
Intrenchments
Officers
Philippine American War
Philippines
Revolutionaries
Soldiers
Trench Warfare
United States
Title
Capture of trenches at Candaba /
Other Title
Capture of trenches at Candabar
Capture of the trenches at Candabar
Summary
From Edison films catalog: The Filipinos execute a flank movement and re-occupy the trenches, cutting off the advance guard of Americans. The rebel flag waves over the ditch and they defend their position bravely. A fierce charge by our soldiers makes them give way and they scatter in all directions. The officer in command pays dearly for his desperate sortie. Just as his horse clears the embankment the officer throws up his hands and falls backward with a crash; while the riderless horse dashes off toward the American lines. Full of exciting action and excellent detail. 75 feet. $11.25.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
New Jersey. National Guard.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Trench warfare
-  Intrenchments--Philippines--Candaba
-  Battles--Philippines--Candaba
-  United States.--Army.--Infantry
-  United States.--Army--Officers
-  Soldiers
-  Horses
-  Revolutionaries--Philippines
-  Candaba (Philippines)--History, Military--19th century
-  Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Casualties
-  Flags--Philippines
-  Battle casualties--Philippines
Notes
-  38515 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10June1899; 38515.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  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.
-  Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Unbruised.
-  MAVIS 47099; Capture of trenches at Candabar.
-  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. 4-5 [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: 5/17/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  masterpos; Received: 12/12/96 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: 6/10/1899; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
masterpos. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 87 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 2840 (ref print)
FPE 9644 (dupe neg)
FPE 9127 (masterpos)
LC 1031b (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 1031 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1031
Library of Congress Catalog Number
98501201
http://lccn.loc.gov/98501201

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