Film, Video Discharging a Whitehead torpedo Discharging a torpedo / Discharging Whitehead torpedo
About this Item
- Discharging a Whitehead torpedo
- Other Title
- Discharging a torpedo
- Discharging Whitehead torpedo
- "Taken on board the U.S. torpedo boat "Morris." It shows the crew loading a Whitehead torpedo into the tube and then discharging it. The torpedo can be seen running along the surface of the water for a distance of over half a mile. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
- Subject Headings
- - Whitehead torpedoes
- - Morris (Torpedo boat)
- - Torpedo-boats--Rhode Island--Newport
- - United States.--Navy
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - D10160 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 12May1900; D10160.
- - Duration: 1:15 at 16 fps.
- - Paper print shelf number (LC 1565) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
- - Filmed ca. late April to early May 1900, at Newport, Rhode Island.
- - 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. 591-92; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 78; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 27 [MI].
- - Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
- - 35mm DNEG cy 2 Received: ca. 1989??? from UCLA Film & Television Archive; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (33 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 4579 (viewing print)
- FEB 9742 (viewing print)
- FRA 1613 (dupe neg pic)
- FPE 5425 (dupe neg pic)
- FPF 8055 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
- FRB 0500 (master pos pic)
- Box 0675B (paper pos)
- Box 5576C (paper pos, copy 2)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
ContributorsNiver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
SubjectsActualities (Motion Pictures)
Morris (Torpedo Boat)
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Discharging a Whitehead torpedo. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1900. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694189/. (Accessed January 24, 2017.)
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Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1900) Discharging a Whitehead torpedo. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694189/.
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Discharging a Whitehead torpedo. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1900. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694189/>.