Film, Video Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition Scene in the Swiss Village at the Paris Exposition

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Title
Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition
Other Title
Scene in the Swiss Village at the Paris Exposition
Summary
"The picture opens with a crowd of Swiss boys and girls dressed in native costumes, marching down the street in this very unique and picturesque village. Each happy and smiling face is clearly shown as they pass the camera. The scene ends by the boys and girls congregating in the square and dancing to the strains of an accordion played by one of the happy villagers. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1900.
Subject Headings
-  Exposition universelle--(1900 :--Paris, France)
-  Exhibitions--France--Paris
-  Switzerland--Social life and customs
-  Folk dancing, Swiss
-  Child dancers--France--Paris
-  Swiss--France
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  D18581 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 29Aug1900; D18581.
-  Duration: 1:39 at 16 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1849) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed July 1900, at the Paris Exposition in Paris, France.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, p. 610; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 288; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 19 [MI].
-  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 (34 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (34 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4863 (viewing print)
FEB 9586 (viewing print)
FRA 1870 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5066 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0090E (paper pos)
Box 5093H (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1849
Library of Congress Control Number
00694300
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
98799192
Description
"The picture opens with a crowd of Swiss boys and girls dressed in native costumes, marching down the street in this very unique and picturesque village. Each happy and smiling face is clearly shown as they pass the camera. The scene ends by the boys and girls congregating in the square and dancing to the strains of an accordion played by one of the happy villagers. 75 feet"--Edison films catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694300
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Scene in the Swiss Village at Paris Exposition. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1900. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694300/.

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