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Film, Video South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal

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Title

  • South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal

Summary

  • "Various equipages pass, including a tally-ho and six white horses. A peculiar, open-end trolley car comes along; bicycle riders and pedestrians. 50 feet"--Edison films catalog, no 105.
  • "Southern Pacific Company series: The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes"--Edison films catalog, no. 105.

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

  • -  Southern Pacific Railroad Company
  • -  City and town life--California--Los Angeles
  • -  Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Los Angeles
  • -  Trolley cars--California--Los Angeles
  • -  Spring Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  13568 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24Feb1898; 13568.
  • -  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1365) 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. 377-378; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 306; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 22 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 43 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1002.
  • -  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
  • -  Filmed December 31, 1897, in Los Angeles, 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.
  • -  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 9641to FZA 0262.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (36 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 (36 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 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 4379 (viewing print)
  • FEC 2825 (viewing print)
  • FRA 0376 (dupe neg pic)
  • FZA 0262 (dupe neg pic)
  • Box 0164F (paper pos)
  • Box 5264E (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

  • 00694306

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. produceds by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694306/.

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. White, J. H. U., prod United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694306/.

MLA citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. South Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. prod by White, James H. Uction United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694306/>.