Film, Video Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio Funeral train arriving at Canton Station
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About this Item
- Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio
- Funeral train arriving at Canton Station
- "It is apparent that the camera was placed on a platform of a train station. A steam locomotive pulling several passenger cars can be seen nearing the camera position and coming to a stop. The remainder of the film is concerned with the people who get off the train and walk off the platform"--Early motion pictures.
- "In recording this scene the position of our camera was an excellent one, and we present to the public a most perfect picture of the train's arrival. The engine is decorated with crepe to mark the solemnity of this great historical event. As the train stops at the platform great respect for the dead President is shown by the waiting diplomats and reception committee baring their heads and standing respectfully on one side as the mourners leave the train"--Edison films catalog.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
- United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1901.
- - McKinley, William,--1843-1901--Death and burial
- - Presidents--United States--Death
- - Funeral rites and ceremonies--Ohio--Canton
- - Funeral trains--Ohio--Canton
- - Railroad stations--Ohio--Canton
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Silent films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - H9082 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9082.
- - Duration: 0:41 at 15 fps.
- - Photographed September 18, 1901, in Canton, Ohio.
- - 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 0983) 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. 12-13; AFI catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 41; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 15-16.
- - paper pos Received: 1901-09-26; 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.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
- master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 40 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FLA 3997 (viewing print)
- FEB 9625 (viewing print)
- FRA 0095 (dupe neg pic)
- FPE 5350 (dupe neg pic)
- FRB 1254 (master pos pic)
- FPE 5521 (master pos pic)
- Box 0286 (paper pos)
- Box 5024B (paper pos, copy 2)
- Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 (36)
- Inventing Entertainment: The Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies (432)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (1,017)
- Library of Congress Online Catalog (1,496,905)
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Thomas A. Edison, Inc, and Paper Print Collection. Arrival of McKinley's funeral train at Canton, Ohio. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1901. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694354/.
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