Spirit of '76
Dramatic recreation of the ca. 1875 painting "The spirit of '76" by Archibald M. Willard. Film opens on a stage with a painted backdrop of a battlefield and stage props of dirt, stones, and a broken wagon wheel. From stage left marches a trio of Revolutionary soldiers in a fife and drum corps. As in the painting, the center drummer is a tall, older, ...
Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Willard, Archibald M.
Capture of trenches at Candaba
Capture of trenches at Candabar | Capture of the trenches at Candabar
From Edison films catalog: The Filipinos execute a flank movement and re-occupy the trenches, cutting off the advance guard of Americans. The rebel flag waves over the ditch and they defend their position bravely. A fierce charge by our soldiers makes them give way and they scatter in all directions. The officer in command pays dearly for his desperate sortie. Just as his horse ...
White, James H. (James Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Native boats on the new Aguinaldo's navy
From the Biograph picture catalogue: 27 feet. A splendid scene, showing a large number of curious Filipino boats being worked on the Pasig River near Manila by natives. The picture is unusually fine photographically.
Ackerman, Raymond - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)