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Film, Video Racing at Sheepshead Bay

Digital viewing copy

About this Item

Title

  • Racing at Sheepshead Bay

Summary

  • "The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Heise, William, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.

Headings

  • -  Clifford--(Horse),--1890-1917
  • -  Sloan, Tod,--1874-1933
  • -  Sheepshead Bay Race Track (New York, N.Y.)
  • -  Horse racing--New York (State)--New York

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  43414 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43414.
  • -  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0058) 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. 313; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 266; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 56 [MI]; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
  • -  Filmed June 22, 1897, at Sheepshead Bay Race Track, Coney Island, New York.
  • -  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 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 3072 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2770 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0414 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 9598 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0454D (paper pos)
  • Box 5469G (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

  • 00694285

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Racing at Sheepshead Bay. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694285/.

APA citation style:

Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Racing at Sheepshead Bay. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694285/.

MLA citation style:

Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Racing at Sheepshead Bay. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694285/>.