Film, Video Surf at Monterey

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Title
Surf at Monterey
Summary
"The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into the air. Exceptionally fine water effects. 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.
Contributor 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., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Ocean waves--California--Monterey
-  Pacific Coast (Calif.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  60587 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60587.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
-  Filmed on September 5, 1897, at Monterey, California.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1141) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  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. 339; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 317-318; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 43 [MI]; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1037.
-  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 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 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 (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 4155 (viewing print)
FEC 2764 (viewing print)
FRA 1323 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 9585 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0839E (paper pos)
Box 5135C (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.1141
Library of Congress Control Number
00694312
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
98799204
Description
"The water breaks over the rocks, and is dashed into silvery spray, high into the air. Exceptionally fine water effects. 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.
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Surf at Monterey. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694312/.

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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Surf at Monterey. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694312/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Surf at Monterey. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694312/>.