Film, Video Cattle driven to slaughter

About this Item

Title

  • Cattle driven to slaughter

Summary

  • "A herd of long-horn cattle being driven through the Chicago stock yard gates to the slaughter house, where 280 of the animals are killed every hour of the day"--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.

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

  • -  Longhorn cattle--Illinois--Chicago
  • -  Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago
  • -  Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Illinois--Chicago

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  43405 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43405.
  • -  Camera, William Heise?
  • -  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0034) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Filmed June and July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • -  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. 312; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 50; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 23 [MI]; 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.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9569 to FZA 0504.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 reel of 1 (ca. 60 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. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3048 (viewing print)
  • FEB 7276 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0313 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 0504 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0858B (paper pos)
  • Box 5674B (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694171

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Cattle Driven to Slaughter. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694171/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Cattle Driven to Slaughter. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694171/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Cattle Driven to Slaughter. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694171/>.