Film, Video Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Bitzer, G. W.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Roosevelt, Theodore
Dates 1903
Language English
Subjects Fourth of July Orations
Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration /
Other Title
President Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration
President Roosevelt's 4th of July oration
Pres. Roosevelt's 4th of July oration
President Theodore Roosevelt eats and then speaks to a crowd who have gathered to hear him. From another camera position, the crowd bids him farewell as Roosevelt and his party enter a horse-drawn carriage and leave the vicinity.
Contributor Names
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company : Kleine Optical Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Fourth of July orations
-  H33456 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 15July1903; H33456.
-  Camera, G.W. Bitzer.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt.
-  Duration: 2:53 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.
-  MAVIS 46926; Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July oration.
-  Filmed July 4, 1903, in Huntington, Long Island, New York.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.12419.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: 1995-01-23 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  dupe neg; Received: 1994-12-21 from LC film lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: 1903-07-15; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (230 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (230 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (ca. 370 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEC 2208 (viewing print)
FPE 7755 (dupe neg)
LC 2159 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4092
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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