Film, Video Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio / Body leaving the train, Canton, Ohio

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Title
Taking President McKinley's body from train at Canton, Ohio
Other Title
Body leaving the train at Canton, Ohio
Body leaving the train, Canton, Ohio
Summary
"Here, as in the other pictures, we secured a most advantageous location, and we present a life-size view of the casket containing the body of President McKinley as it is slowly and carefully taken from the window of the car which bore it from the Capitol to Canton. The casket is placed upon the shoulders of ten stalwart sailors and soldiers and borne to the waiting hearse. 60 ft."--Edison films catalog, no. 135.
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--Death and burial
-  Presidents--United States--Death
-  Funeral rites and ceremonies--Ohio--Canton
-  Railroad stations--Ohio--Canton
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H9083 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 26Sept1901; H9083.
-  Duration: 0:59 at 15 fps.
-  Location: Canton, Ohio. Photographed September 18, 1901.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0019) 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. 319; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 1043; Edison films catalog, no. 135, September, 1902, p. 16; Edison films catalog, no. 225, July, 1904, p. 59.
-  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 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (58 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 60 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3033 (viewing print)
FEC 1637 (viewing print)
FRA 2132 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 7101 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0746F (paper pos)
Box 5283E (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Library of Congress Control Number
00694355
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
91000027
Description
"Here, as in the other pictures, we secured a most advantageous location, and we present a life-size view of the casket containing the body of President McKinley as it is slowly and carefully taken from the window of the car which bore it from the Capitol to Canton. The casket is placed upon the shoulders of ten stalwart sailors and soldiers and borne to the waiting hearse. 60 ft."--Edison films catalog, no. 135.
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