The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures contains "actualities" filmed in the United States, Cuba, and the Phillippines. The films show troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other war-time events
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- The Motion Picture Camera Goes to War: The Spanish-American War and the Phillippine Revolution
- The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War
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