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Film, Video Armour's electric trolley

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Armour's electric trolley

Summary

  • "Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards"--Maguire & Baucus catalogue.
  • "Part of the Erie Railroad Series. The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures"--Edison films catalog, no. 94.

Names

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

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.

Headings

  • -  Armour and Company
  • -  Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago
  • -  Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  43409 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43409.
  • -  Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1013) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 311-312; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 12; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 23; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 37.
  • -  Camera, William Heise?
  • -  Filmed in June or July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  paper pos (copies 1 and 2) Received: 1897-07-31; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Paper print roll lacking suffix.
  • -  35 mm viewing print renumbered: FEC 2306 to FYA 3327.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4027 (viewing print)
  • FYA 3327 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0087 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPD 4515 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 0901 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0174 (paper pos)
  • Box 5122 (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694146

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Armour's Electric Trolley. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694146/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Armour's Electric Trolley. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694146/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Armour's Electric Trolley. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694146/>.