From Edison films catalog: A series of railroad scenes of novel and amusing interest. It opens with a view of an imposing station showing a pretty girl, dressed in white, seated on a trunk awaiting the arrival of her train. A young man approaches, also dressed in white, and the two immediately fall in love. The Lackawanna Limited then rolls into the station and ...
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
Film has ca. 2 ft. of views of Dr. William Crawford Gorgas, chief sanitation officer of the Panama Canal (1904-1913) and member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, standing in front of a building; location of this sequence is undetermined. Remainder of film shows Dr. Gorgas and an unidentified man riding on a Panama Canal Company train. The two men are silhouetted against passing scenery ...
Gorgas, William Crawford - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
A narrative of TR's role in bird preservation which includes factual footage taken on his visit under the auspices of the National Audubon Society to bird sanctuary islands off the coast of Louisiana, June 1915. Mating habits and domestic life of snowy egrets and their plunder by hunters are dramatized. Scenes of egrets' nest and the hunt, kill, and plucking of birds serve as ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Gentry, Caroline - Job, Herbert Keightley - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Roosevelt Memorial Association. Film Library - National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - Parker, John Milliken - Coquille, J. Hippolyte - Alexander, M. L. - Sprinkle, William
From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the Governor General, the Earl of Minto, accompanied by the Countess of Minto and their household, crossing the river in ice canoes. On the Quebec side the canoes find a solid ledge of ice projecting about 200 yards from the wharf, and over this the blanket clad snow shoers haul the Governor, his wife and guests. A ...
Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
A travelog of the frontier dividing France and Spain, with views of the Hendaye Coast, France; the village of Fontarabia, Spain; Saint Marie Gate at Fontarabia; a shopping center; homes of fishermen; the frontier of Spain; Behobie, Spain; the International Bridge between France and Spain; the beach and streets of San Sebastian; the old castle of Polignac; and the Island of Pheasants. Includes a ...
Eclipse (firm) - George Kleine (firm) - Kleine (george) Collection (library of Congress)
Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the locks in operation; a mile-long, hand-dug tunnel which was built in 1840; coal barges plying the canal; Maryland farming country; Harper's Ferry; and Great Falls.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (george) Collection (library of Congress)
While returning from Africa in 1910, Theodore Roosevelt visited many European countries, including Denmark, May 2-3, and Norway, May 4-6. Roosevelt, King Haakon, Edith Roosevelt, Queen Maud, Ethel Roosevelt, Kermit Roosevelt, and others enter carriages outside the railroad station in Oslo, Norway. Carriages arrive at the wharf in Helsingør, Denmark. Roosevelt and Kermit arrive by carriage outside the National Theater in Oslo where he ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Haakon VII - Maud - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Derby, Ethel Roosevelt - Roosevelt, Kermit - Christian X - Egan, Katharine M. - Egan, Maurice Francis - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
Views of TR walking on beach; holding his hat, TR stands near bushes on an island and follows the flight of birds. Film photographed by Herbert K. Job of the National Audubon Society, on an expedition with TR to bird sanctuary islands off the Louisiana coast in June 1915.
Job, Herbert Keightley - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals
Film is Roosevelt Memorial Association compilation of footage from TR's 1913-1914 trip to South America during which he combined a series of lectures with an expedition in the Amazon Valley of Brazil to collect zoological specimens. The Roosevelt group was combined with a group of Brazilian scientists under the leadership of Col. Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon to explore the course of the uncharted ...
Roosevelt, Theodore - Rondon, Cândido Mariano Da Silva - Dyott, G. M. (george Miller) - Cherrie, George Kruck - Zahm, John Augustine - Roosevelt, Kermit - Miller, Leo E. (leo Edward) - Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow - Morgan, Edwin V. - Müller, Lauro S. - Fiala, Anthony - Roosevelt Memorial Association - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
"This film shows the citation, presentation, and dedication of a bridge by the Duke of York, later King of England and grandfather of Queen Elizabeth. Many high-ranking military officials of both England and Canada are with him"--Early motion pictures.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
"Song of the Holy Land" combines magnificent views of Israel with favorite Christian hymns and Hebrew songs of praise. Explore Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Jericho, and the Valley of Armageddon.
A travelog of the Riviera which opens with a pan, taken from a stationary boat in the water, of a harbor with many buildings in the background, and water vehicles of various sizes on the water. A train with a smokestack passes by on what looks like a sea wall. Shows a two-car trolley in St. Martin, scenes from Saint Marguerite Island, the island ...
Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Longbridge Productions ; 1990, 1991. Music composed, arranged, and performed by Rusty Sabella ; filmed by Camera One, Gray Warriner, David Crowther, Ned Sickels ; edited by Gray Warriner. Received: 12/12/91; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection.
Shows staged scenes of life in North Africa: the winding of a turban, two camels being bridled, a caravan starting on its journey, Bedouins attacking a military courier (simulated), Bedouin horsemen performing stunts, and a mother playing with her young son.
Poet Archibald Lampman describes in verse the dazzling beauty of Quebec's Lièvre River as it winds past maple-wooded hills in late September. Every tree is ablaze with color, and the riot of reds, golds and greens is caught and held in the mirror surfaces of the water. In Morning on the Lièvre you see the river through the poet's eyes. Sole accompaniment is the ...
Bairstow, David - Glover, Guy - Whalley, George - Rathburn, Eldon - Lampman, Archibald - National Film Board of Canada - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
A hunting expedition travels to Alaska up the coast of British Columbia cruising among the thousand islands and past Muir Glacier. Sheets of the glacier crash into the sea. Many different animals, including polar bears, walruses, moose, and seals are observed and then pursued until they are killed for their skins and meat. Eskimos haul in a walrus and feed the meat to their ...
In the first excerpt, a village is shown in a mountain valley of Fiji. Two women, a bride and her grandmother, strip fibrous tapa bark and leaves from branches and then coil the bark into rolls. They beat the bark with mallets into cloth for a wedding gown. The bride selects the colors and the grandmother designs and cuts out stencils from banana leaves ...