Film, Video President Roosevelt crossing the field /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Congdon, James
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1902
Language English
Subjects Actualities (Motion Pictures)
Army Navy Football Game
Long, John Davis
Nonfiction Films
Roosevelt, Theodore
Root, Elihu
Short Films
Silent Films
President Roosevelt crossing the field /
Other Title
President Roosevelt at Army-Navy football game
President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy game
President Roosevelt at Army-Navy game
Pres. Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army
President Roosevelt crossing field Navy-Army
President Roosevelt, accompanied by Secretary of War Root, Secretary of the Navy Long, and a number of others, crosses the football field during the half-time of the game.
Contributor Names
Congdon, James, camera.
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1902.
Subject Headings
-  Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919
-  Root, Elihu,--1845-1937
-  Long, John Davis,--1838-1915
-  Army-Navy Football Game
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
-  H16354 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10Apr1902; H16354.
-  According to the card in LC's Paper Print Collection title file, the title on the paper roll, President Roosevelt at Army-Navy game, is probably a working title.
-  Camera, James Congdon.
-  Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, John D. Long.
-  Duration: 0:20 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0452) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Filmed November 30, 1901, in Philadelphia, PA.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, A.12408.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
reversal master pos 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 20 sec., 22 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 3466 (viewing print)
FRA 0748 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1603 (reversal master pos)
Box 0848K (paper pos)
Box 5408E (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
trmp 4133
Library of Congress Catalog Number
Other Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record

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