Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location Philippines
Language English
Subjects Campaigns
Courage
Philippines
Spanish American War
Title
Colonel Funston swimming the Bagbag River /
Other Title
Col. Funston swimming the Bagbag River
Colonel Funstan swimming the Baglag River
Col. Funstan swimming the Baglag River
Colonel Funston swimming the Baglag River
Col. Funston swimming the Baglag River
Colonel Funstan swimming the Bagbag River
Col. Funstan swimming the Bagbag River
col. funston swimming the bagbag river
colonel funstan swimming the baglag river
col. funstan swimming the baglag river
colonel funston swimming the baglag river
col. funston swimming the baglag river
colonel funstan swimming the bagbag river
col. funstan swimming the bagbag river
Created / Published
United States : Edison Mfg. Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Courage
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Philippines
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 23Sep1899; 61838.
-  Duration: 1:45 at 16 fps.
-  A fictionalized reenactment of an incident in the Spanish-American War when an American officer swam the Bagbag River despite the presence of enemy soldiers on the opposite shore. He jumps into the river under cover of fire by his men at the enemy, leading some on a raft, and eventually the American flag is unfurled in victory.
-  MAVIS 48501; Colonel Funston swimming the Baglag River. DLC
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.02896.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: ca. 5/1999 from LC lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 9/15/1997 from LC lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 9/23/1899; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w. ; 35mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 4548 (ref print)
FPE 9919 (dupe neg)
LC 1539 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
sawmp 4086 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/sawmp.4086
Library of Congress Catalog Number
99407593
http://lccn.loc.gov/99407593


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