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Film, Video Return of lifeboat Title in Edison films catalog: Return of the life boat / Return of life boat

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Title

  • Return of lifeboat

Other Title

  • Title in Edison films catalog: Return of the life boat
  • Return of life boat

Summary

  • "Shows a life boat coming through the breakers. The surf is high and the stout boat is tossed about like a cork. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog.
  • "Pacific Coast Life Saving Service series: These subjects are illustrative of the work performed by the Life Saving Corps of the United States Government, and show the methods in vogue at one of the most important stations on either side of our Continent. The exact routine pursued in actual practice is clearly illustrated. We are particularly indebted to Major T. J. Blakeney, Superintendent of the U.S. Life Saving Service, 12th District, San Francisco, Cal., and Captain W. C. Coulson, of the U.S. Revenue Cutter, San Francisco, Cal., for their kind co-operation. We are thus enabled to bring before the public generally absolutely true and accurate pictures of one of our most worthy as well as interesting institutions, the crews of which are constantly risking their own lives for the preservation of others"--Edison films catalog.

Names

  • White, James H. (James Henry), production
  • Blechynden, Frederick, camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Fort Point Life-Saving Station (U.S.)
  • United States. Life-Saving Service
  • United States. Revenue-Cutter Service
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.

Headings

  • -  Lifeboats--California--San Francisco
  • -  Lifesaving--California--San Francisco
  • -  Lifeboat service--California--San Francisco

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  60576 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60576.
  • -  Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 0029) 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. 345; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 273; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 20 [MI].
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed September 1897, at the Pacific Coast Life Saving Service, Fort Point Station, Presidio, 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 (25 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 (25 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 3043 (viewing print)
  • FEC 1494 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0257 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 6792 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0552E (paper pos)
  • Box 5503D (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

  • 00694287

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, U.S Fort Point Life-Saving Station, United States Life-Saving Service, United States Revenue-Cutter Service, and Paper Print Collection. Return of Lifeboat. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694287/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I., Fort Point Life-Saving Station, U. S., United States Life-Saving Service, United States Revenue-Cutter Service & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Return of Lifeboat. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694287/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, et al. Return of Lifeboat. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694287/>.