Film, Video [Dickson greeting] Early Edison camera tests;
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- [Dickson greeting]
- Other Title
- Early Edison camera tests;
- Experimental film fragment made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.
- Contributor Names
- Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production, cast.
- Heise, William, production, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- [United States, 1891].
- Subject Headings
- - Cinematography--United States--Experiments
- - Motion pictures--United States--Experiments
- - Salutations--United States
- - Hats--United States
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Performer: W.K.L. Dickson.
- - Camera, William Heise.
- - Duration: 0:03 (part A) and 0:15 (part B, looped image) at 30 fps.
- - Filmed by May 20, 1891, in the Photographic Building at the Edison Laboratory, West Orange, New Jersey.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 73.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- 1 reel (ca. 6 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEB 9908 (ref print)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- Experimental film made with the Edison-Dickson-Heise experimental horizontal-feed kinetograph camera and viewer, using 3/4-inch wide film.
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ContributorsDickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie)
Edison Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Edison Collection. [Dickson Greeting]. [United States, 1891] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694118/. (Accessed October 23, 2017.)
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Thomas A. Edison, I. & Edison Collection. (1891) [Dickson greeting]. [United States] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694118/.
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