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Film, Video Parade of Chinese

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Parade of Chinese

Summary

  • "Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. This picture shows a procession of the resident Chinese of San Francisco, carrying banners, flags, etc. They are followed by an immense float drawn by four white horses. In the background is seen a beautiful arch, while across the street are hung numerous flags, which wave in the wind"--Edison films catalog.

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

  • -  California's Golden Jubilee and Mining Fair--(1898 :--San Francisco, Calif.)
  • -  Chinese Americans--California--San Francisco
  • -  City and town life--California--San Francisco
  • -  California--Gold discoveries--Anniversaries, etc

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  16439 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16439.
  • -  Duration: 0:30 at 27 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1278) 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. 390; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 244; Edison films catalog, March 15, 1898, p. 13 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 43 [MI].
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed January 24, 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.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 reel of 1 (61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (26 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (61 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4929 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2849 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1443 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9620 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0589D (paper pos)
  • Box 5055D (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

  • 00694278

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Parade of Chinese. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694278/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Parade of Chinese. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694278/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Parade of Chinese. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694278/>.