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Film, Video Circular panorama of Electric Tower Title in Edison films catalog, no. 135: Circular panorama of the Electric tower / Title in Edison films catalog, no. 288: Circular panorama, Electric Tower / Circular panorama of the Electric tower / Circular panorama, Electric Tower

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About this Item

Title

  • Circular panorama of Electric Tower

Other Title

  • Title in Edison films catalog, no. 135: Circular panorama of the Electric tower
  • Title in Edison films catalog, no. 288: Circular panorama, Electric Tower
  • Circular panorama of the Electric tower
  • Circular panorama, Electric Tower

Summary

  • "A most interesting picture at the Pan-American Exposition structure was taken from the north side of the Electric Tower. It presented the most perfect and diversified views of the Transportation Building, Mexican Plaza, the Stadium and the north side of the Electric Tower"--Edison films catalog, no. 135.

Names

  • Porter, Edwin S., camera
  • White, James H. (James Henry), camera
  • Thomas A. Edison, Inc
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.

Headings

  • -  Electric Tower (Pan-American Exposition, 1901, Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • -  Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • -  Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo

Genre

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

Notes

  • -  H7633 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 14Aug1901; H7633.
  • -  Duration: 1:26 at 15 fps.
  • -  The Library of Congress copy of this film may not contain all of the scenes described in the Edison films catalog summary.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 1533) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
  • -  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p.57 ; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 189; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 21-22; Edison films catalog, no. 288, July, 1906, p. 111; New York clipper, June 8, 1901, p. 336, viewed online June 21, 2019 via Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection.
  • -  Camera: Edwin S. Porter, James H. White.
  • -  Filmed on May 20, 1901 at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
  • -  paper pos Received: 1901-08-14; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  Paper print roll lacking suffix.

Medium

  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (54 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (54 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 55 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 4547 (viewing print)
  • FEB 9681 (viewing print)
  • FRA 1581 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 5202 (dupe neg pic)
  • FPE 5203 (master pos pic)
  • Box 0548 (paper pos)
  • Box 5097A (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

  • 00694345

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Porter, Edwin S., Camera, James H White, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Circular panorama of Electric Tower. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694345/.

APA citation style:

Porter, E. S., White, J. H., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1901) Circular panorama of Electric Tower. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694345/.

MLA citation style:

Porter, Edwin S., Camera, et al. Circular panorama of Electric Tower. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694345/>.