Format Film, Video
Dates 1902
Language English
Arrival of Prince Henry [of Prussia] and President Roosevelt at Shooter's Island /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Mfg. Co., 1902.
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 1Mar02; H14607.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Prince Henry, Alice Roosevelt, Wallace Downey.
-  Duration: 1:40 at 14 fps.
-  Prince Henry and President Roosevelt walk together up the ganway on Shooters Island to the stand where Miss Alice Roosevelt christens the German Emperor's yacht Meteor. Following Henry and Roosevelt are Wallace Downy, owner of the ship building firm of Townsend & Downey, the sailors and marines from the Hohensollern, officers from the United States Army and Navy, and invited guests of the President.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Photographed on Shooter's Island, New York, at the Townsend and Downey Ship Building Co., on February 25, 1902.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.00550.
-  Received: 7/24/1956 from Academy; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 3/1/1902; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 16 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 16 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FLA 4476 (ref print)
FRA 0096 (dupe neg)
LC 1462 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4112
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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