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Film, Video A day with Thomas A. Edison

About this Item

Title

  • A day with Thomas A. Edison

Summary

  • Documentary recording the 74-year-old Edison's collaborations with his staff, conversations with industrial leaders, and supervision of the factory's production line. The majority of the film chronicles Edison's trip to the incandescent light bulb factory and details its manufacturing process.

Names

  • General Electric Company.
  • Bray Studios.
  • Edison Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [United States : General Electric Co. presents, 1922]

Headings

  • -  Edison, Thomas A.--(Thomas Alva),--1847-1931
  • -  Glenmont (West Orange, N.J.)
  • -  Electric lamp industry--New Jersey--West Orange
  • -  Offices--New Jersey--West Orange
  • -  Laboratories--New Jersey--West Orange
  • -  Piano--Performance--New Jersey--West Orange

Genre

  • Documentary films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Nonfiction films

Notes

  • -  MU2171 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: General Electric Co. (H. Schroeder, author); 26Jun22; MU2171.
  • -  Duration: 23:51 min. at 16 fps.
  • -  Source used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.

Medium

  • viewing print 2 film reels of 2 (ca. 600 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FAB 9821-9822 (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

  • 00694187

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

General Electric Company, Bray Studios, and Edison Collection. A day with Thomas A. Edison. [United States: General Electric Co. presents, 1922] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694187/.

APA citation style:

General Electric Company, Bray Studios & Edison Collection. (1922) A day with Thomas A. Edison. [United States: General Electric Co. presents] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694187/.

MLA citation style:

General Electric Company, Bray Studios, and Edison Collection. A day with Thomas A. Edison. [United States: General Electric Co. presents, 1922] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694187/>.