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Film, Video Military camp at Tampa, taken from train Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: Military camp, Tampa, panoramic view

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Title

  • Military camp at Tampa, taken from train

Other Title

  • Variant title from Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900: Military camp, Tampa, panoramic view

Summary

  • "A wide plain, dotted with tents, gleaming white in the bright sunshine. Soldiers moving about everywhere, at all sorts of duties. In the background looms up a big cigar factory; giving the prosaic touch to the picture needful to bring out in sharp contrast the patriotism with which the scene inspires us. The camera was on a rapidly moving train, so the panoramic view is a wide one, and remarkably brilliant. 50 feet"--Edison films "war extra" catalog.

Names

  • Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, production, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.

Headings

  • -  United States.--Army--Barracks and quarters
  • -  Spanish-American War, 1898
  • -  Military camps--Florida--Tampa
  • -  Soldiers--Florida--Tampa

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  31446 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1898; 31446.
  • -  Duration: 0:28 at 24 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0331) 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. 427; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 207; Edison films "war extra" catalog, May 10, 1898, p. 3 [MI].
  • -  Filmed May 1-13, 1898, in Tampa, Florida.
  • -  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 (22 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 (22 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. 20 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 3345 (viewing print)
  • FEC 3006 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0654 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9356 (dupe neg pic)
  • FRB 1167 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0593D (paper pos)
  • Box 5588C (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

  • 00694246

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Military camp at Tampa, taken from train. produceds by Paley, William Daly, Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694246/.

APA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1898) Military camp at Tampa, taken from train. Paley, W. D., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694246/.

MLA citation style:

Thomas A. Edison, Inc, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Military camp at Tampa, taken from train. prod by Paley, William Daly, Uction, Camera United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694246/>.