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Film, Video Going to the fire

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Going to the fire

Summary

  • "This scene shows almost the entire Fire Department led by the Chief, responding to an alarm. The horses, said to be the finest of their kind in the country, present a thrilling spectacle as they dash rapidly by, flecked with foam, and panting from the exertion of their long gallop"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Heise, William, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1896]

Headings

  • -  Newark (N.J.).--Fire Department
  • -  Fire fighters--New Jersey--Newark
  • -  Fire engines--New Jersey--Newark
  • -  Horse-drawn vehicles--New Jersey--Newark

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 257; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 8 [MI].
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Filmed November 14, 1896, in Newark, New Jersey.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (43 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FEC 8103 (viewing print)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694122

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Going to the Fire. produceds by White, James H. Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694122/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Hendricks. (1896) Going to the Fire. White, J. H. U., prod [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694122/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. Going to the Fire. prod by White, James H. Uction [United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694122/>.