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Film, Video Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition Variant title from the Internet movie database: Parade of decorated floats

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About this Item

Title

  • Parade of floats, St. Louis Exposition

Other Title

  • Variant title from the Internet movie database: Parade of decorated floats

Summary

  • 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.

Names

  • Weed, A. E., camera
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1904.

Headings

  • -  Louisiana Purchase Exposition--(1904 :--Saint Louis, Mo.)
  • -  Boats and boating--Missouri--Saint Louis
  • -  Parade floats--Missouri--Saint Louis

Genre

  • Filmed parades
  • Actualities (Motion pictures)
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  H48986 U.S Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 09Aug04; H48986.
  • -  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.
  • -  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.
  • -  Cameraman, A. E. Weed.
  • -  Filmed August 4, 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

Medium

  • 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)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00563605

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago 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. 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/>.