Film, Video The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition

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Title
The mob outside the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition
Summary
"The camera was positioned at such a height behind a large group of people outside an exhibit building that mainly hats are visible"--Early motion pictures.
On Friday, September 6th, 1901, we had our cameras in position to photograph the President as he left the Temple of Music, but the deplorable assassination, of course, prevented our getting this picture. We did, however, secure an excellent panoramic view of the mob surging in front of the Temple of Music attempting to get at the assassin. These pictures have created intense excitement and interest. Our cameras were the only ones at work at the Pan-American Exposition on the day of President McKinley's speech, Thursday, September 5th, and on Friday, September 6th, the day of the shooting. This picture was photographed immediately after the shooting, and shows the intense excitement of the people. The Pan-American Exposition guards are plainly seen in the background trying to check the frantic multitude as they sway backward and forward in their mad endeavor to reach the assassin.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Assassination
-  Presidents--Assassination--United States
-  Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo, N.Y.)
-  Mobs--New York (State)--Buffalo
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H8590 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Sept1901; H8590.
-  Duration: 1:13 at 15 fps.
-  Photographed September 6, 1901. Location: Buffalo, New York.
-  Second summary taken from Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 12.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1350) 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: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 211; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 690; no. 135, September, 1902, p. 12.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  16 mm dupe neg pic (copy 2) renumbered: FLA 5229 to FRC 2601.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (37 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4364 (viewing print)
FEB 9422 (viewing print)
FRA 1503 (dupe neg pic)
FRC 2601 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FPE 5228 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0107E (paper pos)
Box 5378D (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/lcmp001.m1b12920
Library of Congress Control Number
00694351
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
91000023
Description
"The camera was positioned at such a height behind a large group of people outside an exhibit building that mainly hats are visible"--Early motion pictures. On Friday, September 6th, 1901, we had our cameras in position to photograph the President as he left the Temple of Music, but the deplorable assassination, of course, prevented our getting this picture. We did, however, secure an excellent panoramic view of the mob surging in front of the Temple of Music attempting to get at the assassin. These pictures have created intense excitement and interest. Our cameras were the only ones at work at the Pan-American Exposition on the day of President McKinley's speech, Thursday, September 5th, and on Friday, September 6th, the day of the shooting. This picture was photographed immediately after the shooting, and shows the intense excitement of the people. The Pan-American Exposition guards are plainly seen in the background trying to check the frantic multitude as they sway backward and forward in their mad endeavor to reach the assassin.
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