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Film, Video American falls from above, American side Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: American falls from top of American shore

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Title

  • American falls from above, American side

Other Title

  • Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: American falls from top of American shore

Summary

  • "New Niagara Falls series: The following subjects were all taken on the latest and most improved clear stock during December 1896, and should not be confounded with former negatives, which were not entirely satisfactory. Shows glittering ice background and a group of photographers preparing to take pictures"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897.

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

  • -  Waterfalls--New York (State)
  • -  Winter--New York (State)
  • -  Photographers
  • -  Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  67877 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12Dec1896; 67877.
  • -  Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 262; Maguire & Baucus. Edison films, supp. catalogue, Jan. 20, 1897, p. 5 viewed online October 29, 2020 via ProQuest History Vault; Maguire & Baucus. Edison and international photographic films catalogue, April 1897, p. 18 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 24.
  • -  Camera, William Heise.
  • -  Filmed early December 1896, at Niagara Falls, New York.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 8069 to FYA 1132.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FYA 1132 (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

  • 00694144

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. American falls from above, American side. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694144/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Hendricks. (1896) American falls from above, American side. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694144/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Hendricks. American falls from above, American side. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1896. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694144/>.