Film, Video Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees /
Articles and Essays with this item:
- Admiral Dewey receiving the Washington and New York committees /
- Other Title
- Reception committee aboard the "Olympia"
- Committee of Arrangements' visit to Admiral Dewey
- Spanish-American war; Dewey homecoming, New York City.
- From Edison films catalog: Showing Committee of Arrangements' visit to the Admiral on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia. 100 feet. $15.00
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
- Subject Headings
- - Dewey, George,--1837-1917
- - Olympia (Cruiser)
- - Miles, Nelson Appleton,--1839-1925
- - Sampson, William Thomas,--1840-1902
- - Pruden, Octavius Longworth,--1842-1902
- - Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--New York (State)--New York--Planning
- - Admirals--United States
- - United States.--Navy--Officers
- - Warships--New York (State)--New York
- - Spanish-American War, 1898--Naval operations, American
- - Sailors--United States
- - Parades--New York (State)--New York
- - Harbors--New York (State)
- - New York (N.Y.)--History, Naval--19th century
- - 63830 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 2Oct1899; 63830.
- - Original main title lacking.
- - Duration: 1:24 at 16 fps.
- - Materials listed originate from the print chosen best copy for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff.
- - According to Edison film historian C. Musser, committee members seen in this film include General Nelson Appleton Miles, Admiral William T. Sampson, and President McKinley's clerk Octavius [sic] L. Pruden. (Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 536-537)
- - One of 20 films advertised in Edison films catalog no. 94, under the category "Dewey Doings." From the catalog: We equipped eight parties on the occasion of Admiral Dewey's arrival in New York Harbor, Wednesday, September 27th, 1899, and secured the following excellent moving pictures of the Admiral and his great ship, together with the stirring events of Dewey Day, September 29th, the day of the Naval Parade, and Dewey Day, September 30th, the day of the Land Parade. Ours was the only photographic apparatus on board the U.S. Cruiser Olympia on this memorable occasion. The Admiral posed especially for our camera.
- - Edison code name (for telegraphic orders): Uncalled.
- - Filmed Sept. 28, 1899, on board the U.S. Olympia in New York Harbor, New York.
- - 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. 7 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 32 [MI].
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 9/71 from Malkames lab; ref print and dupe neg; gift; Brook Foundation Collection.
- - Received: 10/2/1899; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 reel of 1 (inc.?) (ca. 84 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print (2 copies).
- 1 reel of 1 (inc.?) (ca. 84 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
- 1 roll (ca. 85 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- FEA 4660 (ref print)
- FPA 0491 (dupe neg)
- LC 1449 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- sawmp 1449 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.1449
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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