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Film, Video Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm

Summary

  • "Firemen board the fireboat New Yorker docked at the Battery, New York City; pull anchor; shove off; and proceed out into the harbor"--George Kleine Collection...catalog.

Names

  • Smith, James Blair, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.

Headings

  • -  New Yorker (Fireboat)
  • -  Fireboats--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Fireboats--New Jersey
  • -  Fire alarms--New York (State)--New York
  • -  Fire alarms--New Jersey

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H32036 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32036.
  • -  On paper rolls, copyright number is erroneously recorded as H33036.
  • -  Duration: 1:21 at 16 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0741) 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; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 105-106; Edison films catalog, no. 185, October supplement, 1903, p. 9; George Kleine Collection...catalog, p. 39.
  • -  Camera, James Blair Smith.
  • -  Photographed May 10, 1903 at the Battery, New York City and in New York Harbor.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  George Kleine Collection purchased from Kleine estate March 27, 1947. 35 mm. nitrate film destroyed.
  • -  The George Kleine Collection of early motion pictures in the Library of Congress : a catalog / prepared by Rita Horwitz and Harriet Harrison with the assistance of Wendy White. Library of Congress, 1980.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Erroneous shelf number FRA 1007 for dupe neg pic found in George Kleine & Early films catalogs; confirmed to be FRA 1001.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (30 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 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (30 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • non-viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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 3755 (viewing print)
  • FLA 2008 (viewing print, copy 2)
  • FEB 9346 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1001 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRA 4406 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
  • FRA 3861 (non-viewing print)
  • FRB 0541 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0300D (paper pos)
  • Box 5682C (paper pos, copy 2)

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00694204

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Smith, James Blair, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, Kleine, and Niver. Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694204/.

APA citation style:

Smith, J. B., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection, Kleine & Niver. (1903) Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694204/.

MLA citation style:

Smith, James Blair, Camera, et al. Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694204/>.