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Esplanade des Invalides /
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Circular panoramic view of the Esplanade des Invalides
From Edison films catalog: Beginning with the camera pointing toward the Invalides entrance, with the tomb of Napoleon in the background. The camera is slowly revolved until it rests upon the new and beautiful bridge of Alexander III, showing the immense crowds entering the Exposition. 100 ft. 15.00.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Streets--France--Paris
-  Bridges--France--Paris
-  Napoleon I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821--Tomb
-  Pedestrians--France--Paris
-  Exposition universelle internationale de 1900--(Paris, France)
-  Exhibitions--France--Paris
-  Exhibition buildings--France--Paris
-  City and town life--France--Paris
Silent films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Actualities (Motion pictures)
-  D16379 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 9Aug1900; D16379.
-  Duration: 2:01 at 16 fps.
-  MAVIS 1627577; Esplanades des invalides.
-  Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 608-09; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 17-18 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: date of acquisition unknown; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: date of acquisition unknown; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 9401 (viewing print)
LC 1594 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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