Film, Video Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass.

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Title
Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass.
Summary
About fifty canoes filled with people on an outing in the summertime were photographed from a single camera position from a bridge overlooking the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Canoes and canoeing--Massachusetts--Charles River
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H48348 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 21Jul04; H48348.
-  Cameraman, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Footage for 16 mm viewing print and dupe neg pic from document titled, "Major footage count incorrectly printed in Early motion pictures catalog" in M/B/RS Paper Print Collection acquisition file.
-  Duration: 2:09 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1520) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed July 18, 1904 in Boston, Massachusetts.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Source used: Niver, K., Early motion pictures, p. 45.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPF 0643 to FZA 0910.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (59 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 125 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4534 (viewing print)
FEC 1878 (viewing print)
FRA 1571 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 0910 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0503D (paper pos)
Box 5061B (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/awal.1520
Library of Congress Control Number
00563637
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11903382
Description
About fifty canoes filled with people on an outing in the summertime were photographed from a single camera position from a bridge overlooking the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00563637
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Chicago citation style:

Porter, Edwin S., Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1904. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00563637/.

APA citation style:

Porter, E. S., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1904) Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00563637/.

MLA citation style:

Porter, Edwin S., Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Canoeing on the Charles River, Boston, Mass. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1904. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00563637/>.