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Film, Video Feeding sea gulls

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Feeding sea gulls

Summary

  • "A fine view of San Francisco Bay, from an Oakland ferryboat. Tug towing a scow passes by. Sea gulls sail through the air and dive into the seething wake of the boat. 40 feet"--Edison films catalog, no. 94.
  • "Southern Pacific Company series: The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes"--Edison films catalog, no. 94.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Blechynden, Frederick, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.

Headings

  • -  Gulls--California--San Francisco
  • -  Tugboats--California--San Francisco
  • -  Scows--California--San Francisco
  • -  San Francisco Bay (Calif.)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  16429 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16429.
  • -  Duration: 0:27 at 27 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1218) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 388-389; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 101-102; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 22 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 44 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 341.
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed around January 22, 1898, in San Francisco, California.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  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 9646 to FZA 2848.

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 4232 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2851 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1390 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 2848 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 1397 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0032B (paper pos)
  • Box 5017C (paper pos, copy 2)

Source Collection

  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694202

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Feeding Sea Gulls. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694202/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Feeding Sea Gulls. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694202/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Feeding Sea Gulls. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694202/>.