Film, Video Cuban ambush

About this Item

Title
Cuban ambush
Summary
"From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Spanish-American War, 1898--Campaigns--Cuba
-  Ambushes and surprises
-  Spanish--Cuba
Genre
Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  46695 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 5Aug1898; 46695.
-  Camera, [William Heise?].
-  Duration: 0:24 at 34 fps.
-  Reenacted ca. July 1898, probably in New Jersey.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0222) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  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. 458-459; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 71; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 10 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 34 [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 9358 to FZA 2648.
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 3236 (viewing print)
FEC 3004 (viewing print)
FRA 0560 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2648 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1121 (master pos pic)
Box 0369B (paper pos)
Box 5565C (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/sawmp.0222
Library of Congress Control Number
00694185
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694185
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Cuban Ambush. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694185/.

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Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1898) Cuban Ambush. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694185/.

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Heise, William, Camera, et al. Cuban Ambush. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694185/>.

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