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Film, Video Lower falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Lower falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park

Summary

  • "The film shows the grandeur of a waterfall against the heavy growth of timber on each side. The distance of the waterfall from the camera did not permit the complete fall of the water to be shown"--Early motion pictures.

Names

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

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897, c1899.

Headings

  • -  Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River (Wyo.)
  • -  Yellowstone National Park

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  2469 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2469.
  • -  Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
  • -  May be part of the "Alaska and Yellowstone National Park Series" in the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" of films taken at the time of the Klondike gold rush.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0036) 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. 320; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 193; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 9 [MI].
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed July 19-25, 1897, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
  • -  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.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (47 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (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 3050 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2829 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0363 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9626 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 1164 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0579C (paper pos)
  • Box 5283D (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

  • 00694239

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Lower falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694239/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1897) Lower falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694239/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, et al. Lower falls, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone Park. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694239/>.