Film, Video Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition Parade of decorated floats
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- Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition
- Parade of decorated floats
- One of the parades of floating craft held in the waterways of the St. Louis Exposition is shown in this film. The cameraman placed equipment on shore at a distance to include each of the competing craft. Photographed were twelve small craft, some motot-powered and some rowed, but all decorated with foliage and bunting and containing foreign representatives and dignitaries.
- Weed, A. E., camera.
- American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904.
- - Louisiana Purchase Exposition--(1904 :--Saint Louis, Mo.)
- - Boats and boating--Missouri--Saint Louis
- - Parade floats--Missouri--Saint Louis
- Filmed parades
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H48986 U.S Copyright Office
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 09Aug04; H48986.
- - Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
- - Thomas A. Edison was incorrectly credited as producer when this film was originally transferred from paper to 16 mm. film.
- - Duration: 2:13 at 16 fps.
- - Biograph production no. 2956.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 2141) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - Filmed August 4, 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 244; Biograph photo catalog, vol. 6, no. 2583-3002, viewed online at Rutgers University Community Repository WWW site, October 31, 2014; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed October 31, 2014.
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (57 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 5155 (viewing print)
- FRA 2103 (dupe neg pic)
- Box 0922A (paper pos)
- Box 5691A (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00563605/.
APA citation style:
Weed, A. E., American Mutoscope And Biograph Company & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00563605/.
MLA citation style:
Weed, A. E., Camera, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, and Paper Print Collection. Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00563605/>.