Film, Video U.S. battleship "Oregon" United States battleship "Oregon" / Title in American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue: Battleship "Oregon" / Battleship "Oregon"

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Title

  • U.S. battleship "Oregon"

Other Title

  • United States battleship "Oregon"
  • Title in American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue: Battleship "Oregon"
  • Battleship "Oregon"

Summary

  • "This picture of the pride of the United States Navy was made on the occasion of the Peace Jubilee in New York City, and was taken from a tug passing the warship on its way up the North River. The entire crew are on deck, and a beautiful view of this wonderful craft is afforded"--American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue.
  • Views on the starboard side of the battleship, U.S.S. Oregon, as she passes a camera which is probably on another ship; her crew is at quarters on her deck; other vessels are visible in foreground. This may be scenes of New York City's welcome to William T. Sampson's fleet after his victory at Santiago Bay, in August 1898.

Names

  • American Mutoscope Company
  • American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : American Mutoscope Company, [1898].

Headings

  • -  Oregon (Battleship)
  • -  Naval ceremonies, honors, and salutes--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H35637 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35637.
  • -  Probable release date from AFI catalog: film beginnings, 1893-1910.
  • -  Difference in length of 16 mm. prints probably due to titles added to the Paper Print Collection material during restoration.
  • -  Duration: 0:30 at 12 fps.
  • -  Filmed on New York City's North River (Hudson River); probably in 1898.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0324) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Biograph production no. 749.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Early motion pictures, p. 346; American Mutoscope & Biograph picture catalogue, Nov. 1902, p. 203; Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 161-162; Jane's fighting ships, 1903, p. 199.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (8 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (14 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3338 (viewing print)
  • FAB 1461 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FEC 2999 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0649 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9364 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0593F (paper pos)
  • Box 5588F (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

  • 00694001

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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American Mutoscope Company, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. U.S. battleship "Oregon". [United States: American Mutoscope Company, 1898] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694001/.

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American Mutoscope Company, American Mutoscope And Biograph Company, Paper Print Collection & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1898) U.S. battleship "Oregon". [United States: American Mutoscope Company] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694001/.

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American Mutoscope Company, et al. U.S. battleship "Oregon". [United States: American Mutoscope Company, 1898] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694001/>.