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Title
Buffalo Fire Department in action /
Summary
"Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned is under full headway, and is shown almost head-on to the beholder. Several of the engines and wagons are drawn by three horses abreast. Fireman appear putting on their coats, etc., while the engines and trucks rush by. Many of the engine horses in the picture are white and the speed at which they break into the scene and pass full size under the very eye of the observer is startling. The engines are fired up and there are dust, steam and smoke effects all through the film. This picture is very full and complete"--F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue.
Contributor 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.
Subject Headings
-  Buffalo (N.Y.).--Fire Department
-  Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  43411 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43411.
-  Camera, William Heise?
-  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0028) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed early June 1897, in Buffalo, New York.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 310; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 93; F. Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue, March 1898, p. 44; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (18 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 (18 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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 3042 (viewing print)
FEB 0851 (viewing print)
FRA 0339 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9588 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0552B (paper pos)
Box 5529C (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0028
Library of Congress Control Number
00694159
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694159
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694159&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Buffalo Fire Department in action. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694159/. (Accessed July 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Buffalo Fire Department in action. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694159/.

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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Buffalo Fire Department in action. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694159/>.