Film, Video Fisherman's Wharf
About this Item
- Fisherman's Wharf
- From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of which lend action to the view. The figures are clear and life size, and the scene is truthfully reproduced.
- Contributor 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., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Fishing boats--California--San Francisco
- - California--San Francisco
- - Harbors--California--San Francisco
- - Fishers--California--San Francisco
- - Fishing--California--San Francisco--Equipment and supplies
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- - 60562 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60562.
- - Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
- - Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed ca. August 1897, at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California.
- - 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, 1997, p. 334; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 39.
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- FEC 2792 (ref print)
- LC 1014 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
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- Online Format
- "Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of which lend action to the view. The figures are clear and life size, and the scene is truthfully reproduced"--F.Z. Maguire catalogue.
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Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (James Henry)
SubjectsActualities (Motion Pictures)
Equipment and Supplies
Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, Calif.)
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Fisherman's Wharf. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694208/. (Accessed June 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Fisherman's Wharf. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694208/.
MLA citation style:
Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Fisherman's Wharf. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694208/>.